Category Archives: Biolisation

This category is for anything that furthers the integration of the citizen, and civilisation, with the biosphere. Hence “biolisation” – yes it is a little clunky, but most prototypes are.

The imposition of civilisation on the biosphere at the present rate is a product of wonky, out dated, Cartesian thinking. If the ascent of man is the purpose of civilisation this might prove to be self defeating if we consume the planet that we depend on. The situation is overdue a change in thinking. Out with the wonky and in with something new. Have YOU got any ideas?

Humans

Many people think that humans are the greatest, highest evolved, wisest, cleverest of the animals on the planet.  Some even claim that we are made in God’s image.  I tend to disagree; we are just an ape who has, by … Continue reading

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More big, fat lies

If you saw the post below on Diets you might already have found this summary of the book.  If you haven’t here it is. If you are too lazy to read or listen – basically avoid seed oils! Enjoy . … Continue reading

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Thinking Farmers . . . from the “Life in a Teaspoon” series.

Pennie Scott takes us on journey outwards from ourselves – what makes us tick –  through vocabulary to the world, what we are and what we eat. Next Teleseminar Tomorrow 12.00 noon “LIFE IN A TEASPOON” A 12 Teleseminar series linking … Continue reading

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desertification . . . thought you knew why it occurred?

Allan Savory joins that select group of thinkers featured by wonkythinking.  He is a pathfinder of note.  Years of life, experience and science in Africa has shown him a different truth. This 1 hour, edited, video gives some of the … Continue reading

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Agriculture, Theme Weddings, Rotating Hunger, Suicide . . . and a Comment on Indian and World Media

An absolute classic rebroadcast of a 2005 interview with Palagum Sainath.  Twenty or so minutes of world class wonkiness. Then, perhaps, journey over to YouTube and have a ten minute viewing of Sainath talking about Indian and World Media . … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Managing Change

This is an excellent online lecture, given by Garry McDouall, presented by my friend and colleague, Dr. Christine Jones – aka The Carbon Goddess. He challenges that sustainability is not adequate – we need to be regenerating.  Although this is … Continue reading

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Cooperation, competition and our, as yet, unearned wealth.

Cancer develops when a cell “defaults” from cooperating with its neighbours and starts running amok, surging ahead, out-competing its neighbours. We all know how this ends. This is but one analogy presented in this podcast on cooperators.  And we can, I … Continue reading

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Why bring one side of humanity to the debate – why not bring both, at the same time?

Ok, so there are some folk out there that feel the machine, as in the political system – representational democracy, is not broken and therefore “it don’t need fixing”.  There are folk out there that don’t feel that man is … Continue reading

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East doesn’t meet West – The lack of consensus on Chernobyl

Well, what do we believe?  What do we want to believe?  Here are a couple of reports for you to get your teeth into.  One proclaims a total of 4000 casualties and the other 980,000 from Chernobyl.  Ok, that is … Continue reading

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Spring . . . whatever

Gotta say: I cannot believe that I am not the luckiest man on the planet. Slim

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So little time . . . so little done?

The cry of Homo Sapiens for 2+ million years, are you different? Get over it.   Your best is enough.

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Nimby-ism and bullying the biosphere

Not In My Back Yard . . . there may be some elements of sense in this when you look at the mess in these fotos. I don’t suppose that there will be much cleaning up being done for a … Continue reading

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The first river swim of 2011

When: 10th March Where: Little Amazonia How: Starkers Status: Freezing!

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