In the public library yesterday, I stumbled across a video titled, “Fahrenheit 451”, based on Ray Bradbury’s best-selling science fiction masterpiece about a future without books. In the film Montag, the protagonist, finds himself in a position of choosing between — as the cover states — personal safety and intellectual freedom. The video is described as an… Read More “Fahrenheit 451”: If Knowledge and Books Are Important (Or Irrelevant) to You
Gary Yourofsky’s Video, titled “Pizza, Chocolate and Carrot Juice”, has really great ideas on how to eat out and not have to throw anything away — or even recycle. Brilliant!!
If you’re new to the GMO scene or haven’t looked into it very much, here are some links for delving into the matter. Following the links below are excerpts from Monsanto’s ad website, followed by a partial description of Monsanto as described by Wikipedia. Of course, you can also do your own research. There’s tons of… Read More GMO’s and a Quest for Truth: Some Solid Links to Key Internet Sites
Do you ever get to a point where you have exhausted your resources? You’ve read and listened until you’re saturated. You have enough information to piece things together. You are chock full of knowledge and insights. Yet you keep looking, keep scouring. Perhaps it’s out of habit. Perhaps it’s to avoid the fear of taking… Read More Solutions and Leadership: When It’s Time to Look to Ourselves
YOU DID IT. HORRAY! You got rid of your extra stuff. Woohoo! You are now officially a minimalist. Sure, your world is lighter, and it feels great. You have arrived. But wait! Why does it feel kind of weird, like maybe nothing has truly changed? Why does something feel amiss? Off-kilter? At first glance, it doesn’t… Read More You Got Rid of Your Stuff! So Now What? — Life Beyond and Beneath Minimalism
“But I just bought it.” “So what? Get rid of it anyway.” “But I … JUST. BOUGHT. IT.” “So what? Get rid of it. It’s weighing you down.” “Do you have any idea how much it cost?” “So what? Get rid of it. Learn from the experience.” I dutifully comply, cutting my… Read More But I Just Bought It
This is what I’m grappling with: being able to able to store and transfer everything I own within these parameters: One Pink Knapsack One Pink Carry-On One Black Suitcase One Clothed Body (mine) All my stuff (besides a few things in the car) is within the confines of this bedroom that I have to myself.… Read More Minimalism Mission: One Knapsack, One Carry-On, One Suitcase and One Body