Monthly Archives: July 2013

Liberal Arts in the Make or Break Century

As human persons who are causing the sixth great extinction on our planet, we also have the capability to think critically and creatively about the nature of our interaction with the rest of life. We have the ability to change … Continue reading

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GreenTown to Present in Moore at REBUILD Expo As Oklahoma communities recover from the May 2013 tornadoes, Greensburg GreenTown and GreenTown Joplin were asked by the City of Oklahoma City Office of Sustainability to help with the REBUILD Expo on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, and Love in the Make or Break Century

The world-renowned entomologist E. O. Wilson tells us that if extinction rates continue at their current pace, over 50% of currently existing species will be gone forever by the end of the 21st Century. Wilson believes that human activity is … Continue reading

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Nature is Our Home

Viewing humans as separate from nature has obvious ecologically negative implications. If the human world and its values are seen as essentially disconnected from the natural world, this provides little motivation for the commitment necessary to deal with contemporary ecological … Continue reading

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Carrying Capacity: Rethinking Economics (The Laws of the World House)

In the midst of all our concern about the economy, taxes, the deficit, and our national debt, we have ignored the more pressing issue of whether our current forms of economic activity can be sustained by the carrying capacity of … Continue reading

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One World House

  During the first year of my life, Martin Luther King, Jr. published an essay titled “The World House” in which he called on all of us to work together to eradicate the evils of racism, poverty, and war. In … Continue reading

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