A Symbol of Our Sick Culture

According to an AP story carried in The Oregonian, a man was found dead in his foreclosed home three months after he had passed away, apparently of a heart condition. His mummifying body was found by the cleaning service that the bank had hired. This is so symbolic of our general failure to take care of …

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Depressed About Climate Change?

If you are depressed about climate change, and you should be, you’re not alone. As the bumper sticker goes, if you’re not depressed, then you’re not paying attention. An article on Grist discusses the problem of depression among scientists, and other “frontliners”, such as activists, who study and consider the effects of climate change every day. It …

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