Archive for June 2009

Climate Change

Recently the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a new report on how climate change is already affecting the United States, plus predictions for the next 100 years based on different scenarios. This group is comprised of respected U.S. scientists from a variety of disciplines. According to their web site, the USGCRP “coordinates and…

Your Wealthy Avatar

There was a recent discussion in our forums about the contrast between playing an online computer game (MMORPG) and, over a period of weeks or months, acquiring a substantial amount of gold for your character (avatar) versus experiencing the opposite situation of financial scarcity in real life. The question posed was: What’s it like to…

3-Day Las Vegas Workshop Oct 2-4

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be doing a 3-day public workshop here in Las Vegas on October 2-4, 2009 (Fri-Sun), and I invite you to attend. This event will be held in a very nice meeting room at Harrah’s Hotel, right in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip. This will be a personal…

How to Make a Raw Fruit Pie

Since December 2008 I’ve been attending monthly raw potlucks here in Las Vegas. Erin and I hosted one at our house a few months ago, and we’ll be hosting another one in August. Typically 20-25 people will attend (I’ve seen as many as 35), so these potlucks are a nice way to meet local raw…

Events, Perception, Truth, and Subjective Reality

What exactly is an event? An event is something that happens at a given place and time. An event is essentially a point or interval in space-time. Place and time are both relative concepts. To define a place, you need a reference location. Places are defined by relationships, such as by coordinates (relative to a…

The Afternoon of Life

Last night I watched a Dr. Wayne Dyer DVD called The Shift (originally titled Ambition to Meaning), which I found very moving and inspiring. In this video Dr. Dyer points out that the solutions that work in the morning of our lives will eventually cease to work in the afternoon of our lives. It can…

Smarter Than Your Parents

A common complaint I hear from teens is that they’re being raised by parents who aren’t as smart as they are. Suffice it to say there are a lot of people in the world who just aren’t very bright, and there’s no IQ test required to raise kids. I did not suffer from that particular…