More than anything else, I have created this site in order to address two questions:

Why do we, collectively, and to a lesser extent, individually, murder and maim each other in so many ways?

What if anything, can be done about that?

Read the “What This Site Is All About” for more information.

 

Be patient. I'll be adding more.

 

In many respects the cosmologies that developed in tandem with , and underpinned, the development of agriculture amongst prehistoric foragers were the forerunners of the agrarian-based Graeco-Roman, Judaeo-Christian-Muslim, and eastern religions of our own world, all of which have asserted the primacy of humans over the natural world, a primacy that is proving increasingly dangerous to sustain.

                -- Graeme Barker,

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers? pg. 414

When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
                    -- Bayard Rustin

 The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God's eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.

                  --  Meister Eckhart 


The most significant characteristic of modern civilization is the sacrifice of the future for the present, and all the power of science has been prostituted to this purpose.”

               -- William James

 

 "To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true."

               -- H L Mencken, 1919 

 

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