Category Archives: Uplifting/Inspiring

Happenings that draw people together in the spirit of community, goodwill and transformation. Acts of human endeavour that will touch your heart, inspire your mind and warm your soul. Social evolution in action.

A new civilization two steps closer today…

One step at a time, maybe, just maybe, social evolution inches the human family closer to a harmonious and just global village. One: the UK just allowed gay marriage.   Two: the International Court of Justice just declared Japan’s whale … Continue reading

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Beyond the ‘Logan’s Run’ solution (snuffing all people over 30 unless they are rich and powerful).

(Part 6 of a 6-part series) So, is there really an ‘overpopulation’ problem? Sure, some places are way too crowded, but that hardly means we have a global overpopulation problem. ‘Overpopulation’ is the wrong way to frame the nature of … Continue reading

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Overpopulation Myth Number Four: “If we all have less babies, then the old people will overwhelm us and blow economies to smithereens. So, either way we are all screwed. I mean, really reeeeeeeeeeeally screwed”!

(Part 5 of a 6–part series) OK, sorry grandma and grandpa. We like you and your cute purple hairdos and fluffy slippers and everything, but we think you are, well… useless. Sorry! But where are we going to put you … Continue reading

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Overpopulation Myth Number Three: “Unless the whole world gets tough and enforces a one-child policy as they do in China, we are all screwed. Population growth will keep accelerating until we completely gobble up the entire planet, regardless of how ‘sustainably’ we live”

(Part 4 of a 6–part series) Yeah. People actually say that. Only…that is one big load of donkey shyte. In fact, not long from now, folks will start fretting about population shrinkage. Around the world, as millions continue to climb … Continue reading

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Overpopulation Myth Number Two: “As more people make more money and want more stuff, we will deplete all resources and fill all waste dumps”

(Part 3 of a 6–part series) How does the story go? By the most conservative estimates, if we all keep consuming and rubbishing at current levels we will need one-and-a-half earths by 2030.  In other words, we have 16 years … Continue reading

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‘Overpopulation’ Myth Number One: “There is not enough food to go around” or: “Call Monsanto honey, and order up some GMOs!”

(Part 2 of a  6-part series) They said there is not enough food to go around. Sure about that? In Australia we waste at least 20% of the food we buy – $8 billion of edible food is chucked out.  … Continue reading

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Overpopulation – ‘Uh-oh!’…or MYTH?

(Part 1 of a 6-part series) You have heard it said so often it’s like a mantra. The world is overpopulated – dangerously so. In fact, if we believe the press, therein lies the source of our worst problems. Case … Continue reading

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Why I am for marriage equality 100%

Why do I feel so happy every time another nation legislates for marriage equality? Why does this matter so much to me though I am hetero and married? Well, for one, I am happy that lovers of any ilk can … Continue reading

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Video: interview with Joy Rose at the Museum of Motherhood.

Did you know there was a Museum of Motherhood, in New York? And the place rocks!! Fair dinkum. I can prove it. I was there! Here is what happened when I got there………aaaaaaaaaaand ….CLICK!

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When a nation rejects Punishment – it is Rewarded!!

Did you know that Portugal decriminalized all drugs in 2001? Including: marihuana, cocaine and heroin! Possession is not legal, but now addicts are treated within a public health paradigm. They are no longer brutalized as criminals. Now, people who believe … Continue reading

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