Category: civilization

Thinking About Climate Politics with Thomas Berry

Thinking About Climate Politics with Thomas Berry

Thomas Berry wrote the following passage concerning universities and the problem of our modern industrialist worldview. “I mention economics, jurisprudence, and religion because these are among the subjects that are taught in our colleges and universities. An integral presentation of these subjects...

The Lost World of Fish

The Lost World of Fish

So I stumbled upon this really fascinating set of articles about fish recently, from very different angles. One is from an abandoned shopping mall in Bangkok (pictured here), which has turned effectively into an urban aquarium.It’s really fascinating to think about an...

The Roots of Our Food

The Roots of Our Food

So this post began as a dinner experiment. Looking through my refrigerator, I decided I wanted to make a meal centered around root vegetables, since I had a variety sitting around–Idaho and Asian potatoes, parsley root and carrots. So I cubed these...