Why Guy McPherson is right

I don't know Guy.  I've never met him.  Nor have I seen any of his talks.  I'm sure they're downers.  I prefer to focus on positive change, not humanity's self-inflicted demise. Guy has some cred.   As a Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona, it's hard to argue against his doomy, gloomy predictions. … Continue reading Why Guy McPherson is right

Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

"The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its reticle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence. Why has man rooted himself thus firmly in the earth, but that he may rise in the same proportion into the heavens above? For the nobler plants are … Continue reading Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

Why NSA surveillance is a good thing for the 99%

The topic of the day is surveillance. The POTUS spoke Friday about wide-sweeping "changes" he ordered to make NSA programs [presumably] better. If you read the comments accompanying speech coverage, few Americans seem to be drinking the Kool-Aid. It's not much better in Europe. Take for example, this comment from Andy Gunn, who lives in … Continue reading Why NSA surveillance is a good thing for the 99%

A question of natural resources

Editor's note: We had a visitor ask a question and thought others might have the same or similar questions.  Question: Since everything in Copiosis is property, and all property is owned by someone, what is the story around basic resources?  How are resources allocated to provide the most Net-Benefit? How is this determined and by who? … Continue reading A question of natural resources