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Enthusiastic, reserved, sensitive, analytical, mindful,artistic,...curious about the human condition.

I don’t Vow To Thee My Country: the difference between patriotism and nationalism

I don’t Vow To Thee My Country: the difference between patriotism and nationalism.

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A desperate plea from an Israeli Jew

Originally posted on Our Way to Fight:
Via Jewish Voice for Peace: ”My name is Eran Efrati, I am Jewish, a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces, and a 7th generation Jerusalemite. What I’ve seen in Israel over the last…

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Systematic attacks on our privacy are not ‘normal’.

ING Netherlands plans to reward customer behavior so that the customers to companies  ‘ads tailor inspection companies fit into the prevailing’ new normal ‘. But we should not just accept it. Dear Ben Caudron , internet entrepreneur and technology sociologist Monday was like a … Läs mer

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National campaign on UK food poverty: End Hunger Fast

Originally posted on Resistance & Renewal:
Half a million people used food banks in the last year in the UK. Charitable support programmes are rapidly expanding but nonetheless a quarter of families are shrinking portion sizes. 5,500 people were admitted to…

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Among the oldest records of earth’s climate

Researchers around the world are taking ice core samples from mountain glaciers and polar ice sheets. Studying trends in local areas contribute to the big picture of global climate. An ice core can be taken from a 3,500 meter borehole, … Läs mer

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Week 1: Climate Change – challenges and solutions

Climate change and energy go hand in hand in today’s grand challenge. The energy that we we consume and produce is the singular most common measurement of our ”human” interactions with our enviroment. Energy coming from the sun is expressed … Läs mer

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This scientist summed up the 2,200-page IPCC report in haiku

Originally posted on Grist:
Have you read the latest IPCC report? Yeah, we haven’t either. It’s not that we don’t have the attention span to get through 2,200 pages; it’s that were subconsciously waiting for oceanographer Gregory Johnson to summarize…

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