Complacency might well be the most insidious force in the world today. The cessation of the attempt; failing to reach further for what is better. Never yearning to remix and remake our world for the future. Or, just sitting back and failing to acknowledge when the changes that are happening around us are recursive for … Continue reading Community Solar Can Overhaul Utility Assistance Programs
Image Credit: Angela N. In his preparation to vacate the chair he has occupied for eight years, Barack Obama gave a speech that will deservedly go down as one of the best American orations in recent memory. While the outgoing leader took a short victory lap, the body of his final address took the … Continue reading I Fear
This is part three in a three part series on fracking in Oklahoma. Read part one here and part two here. For the past two weeks, I have written about the state of fracking in Oklahoma and the socio-political quagmire that surrounds the issue. The impetus for all this digital ink was the ban that … Continue reading Where Does Fracking Leave Oklahoma’s Future?
One of the things that I have always appreciated about the future is its tendency toward streamlining. One hundred books on my shelf become a convenient to read thirty gigabits on my kindle. Instead of having to wait for the news to broadcast, and then being chained to one station, I can peruse the entirety … Continue reading One Time for One Planet
Imagine you worked at a men’s shirt store, making the world’s most luxurious and stylish shirts. Day after day you stitch together, by hand, plates of fine Egyptian cotton for your clients. Your father did this, as did his father, and his before him; countless generations of clothiers perfecting the art of the dress shirt. … Continue reading On Humanizing Climate Denial
Bias is a funny thing. Typically, modern society demonizes bias. If you’re labeled as biased, you may as well be labeled a fraud. Above stupid, idiot, and clueless; biased is seen as one of the most educated ways to instantly debase anyone. In my own dredging of the internet I have noticed that the use … Continue reading Bias Makes the World Go ‘Round, or Why Scientists are Socially Abnormal