Daily Archives: 13 February 2012

Farming: Back to the start

This is what we’re doing here at Innisfree Farm. Thank you Chipotle for supporting what farmers like us are trying to do. Come join us by supporting your local, sustainable farmers and farmers markets. DLH Continue reading

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Science and Technology: Is the problem of the 21st century an aging population without workers to support it?

We hear a lot about population increases and how much stress that puts on our environment and resources, but what about the potential for population decline? It’s a problem I’ve wondered about for years given the fact that so much of the world’s current population increase, especially in the industrialized world, is as a result […] Continue reading

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Philosophy: Holism

Science and religion… are friends, not foes, in the common quest for knowledge. Some people may find this surprising, for there’s a feeling throughout our society that religious belief is outmoded, or downright impossible, in a scientific age. I don’t … Continue reading Continue reading

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Education: Are we living in a post-academic world?

My aggravation with the modern education system is well-documented, but part of that aggravation is based on a legitimate question: have we entered into a post-academic era? For a long period of history, the best and sometimes only way to learn something was to gain that knowledge from someone already considered an expert in whatever the field […] Continue reading

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