We can’t see the forests without the trees

When I was a kid my grandfather told me that the strip mining companies throughout Western Kentucky were required to plant trees to replace any that they cut down when they dug their pits. To my young mind that seemed entirely reasonable. He also told me the companies weren’t always as responsible as they shouldContinue reading “We can’t see the forests without the trees”

A riff on consciousness and hope

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/why-we-need-to-study-consciousness/ My valence on climate change is pretty dissonant most days. I love to watch the cloud show in the sky above my garden. But my delight can turn quickly to despair when I think that clouds may someday be gone due to climate change. While I’ve modified my life to reduce my carbon footprint,Continue reading “A riff on consciousness and hope”