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How we might begin to respond the U.N. warning concerning the tragedy of climate change once its passed the tipping point

The warning that the U.N. recently put out, that the tipping point for climate change maybe only a few years away, affects everyone alive today. Unfortunately, I have heard that it is a watered down version of the situation and that the situation is far worse in that we may have already passed the tipping …

It’s All Kind of Funny, Isn’t It?

Is everything actually funny? There are so many ways to perceive. Painters may be more aware of colors and beauty, poets perceive things poetically, hopefully with a refined sensibility, drunkards perceive in a blurry fashion, police perceive suspiciously, conspiracy theorists perceive absolutely, musicians perceive sonorously, insurance salesman perceive everything as a potential client, comics and …

Oh to Be Young and Zen Again

Since the days of the hippies, many of what used to be considered “counter culture” have become mainstream; yoga, spirituality, marijuana, long hair, colorful clothes, meditation, incense, environmental awareness, vegetarianism, organic farming, plant medicine, health, anti-government. This obviously, is all good. And of course, there is little awareness or appreciation of how much good the …