Honesty, integrity, tolerance, civility…remember those qualities that previously defined a worthwhile person?

Excerpt from a Vox Interview

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/21/17339488/psychedelics-mental-health-michael-pollan-lsd-psilocybin

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“The two biggest problems we face are the way we look at nature and the environmental crisis that’s resulted, and tribalism. And they’re both about disconnection. They’re both about seeing the other, whether that other is a plant or an animal, or a person of another faith or another race, as objects. Experiencing […]

Can Green Living Really Make You Happier?

Your Environment Could Be Key To Mental and Physical Health

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You want to feel healthier, happier and more productive at work. Maybe you’ve tried exercising before you start the day or eating a balanced and healthy lunch. However, the secret to […]

Considering the Hajj

http://fortune.com/2015/09/24/hajj-pilgrimage-cost/

The following is a series of comments from the main page referencing the Hajj

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Richard Pressl – Questions: If the first Islamic mosque was built by Mohammad in Madina, why is the Hajj held in Mecca? What does the historical record prove about the biological existence of Ibrahim, and how tenuous are the […]

Obesophobia – by George Monbiot

Obesophobia

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 11:27 PM PDT

In 1976, we ate more than we do today. So why are we fatter?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th August 2018

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When I saw the photo, I could scarcely believe it was the same country. The picture of Brighton Beach in 1976 featured […]

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Puzzle…

What do these folks have in common? ******************************************* Unfunded litigants at trial, Women accusing powerful men of sexual assault, fact checkers to Republicans, private citizens with a complaint against a major corporation, someone with an advanced degree taking a job at McDonald’s, an eBay Seller who has a problem with a buyer, a patient […]