Episode 90 – The Venus Project

The Venus ProjectI was blown away when I first learned about The Venus Project five years ago through a video on You Tube.

It’s creator, Jacque Fresco, had thought of everything needed for building and maintaining a society that actually allows humans to live the lives they long for.

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Michael Tellinger

Michael Tellinger

Episode 85 – Michael Tellinger

Michael Tellinger is a relentless questioner, taking no information for granted.

His investigation of the ancient stone circle structures found near his home of South Africa resulted in three books: Temples of the African Gods; Slave Species of god and Adam’s Calendar.

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Episode 67 – A Resource-Based Economy

As we realize the truth, that our current economic system is unsustainable, a new vanguard of thinkers has begun to emerge promoting a healthier, more resource-based economy.

One of these thinkers is Michael E.V. Knight.

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Zero waste proponents place much of the blame for the Earth’s current woes on our “throw-away” society.

They have a point. Our focus on consumerism, resource commodification and materialism has certainly done a number on the ecology.

But what if humans could shift away from this mindset?

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What would life be like if we created no trash? No packages to throw away, everything that can be recycled is.  What would the grocery store look like?  How about fast food restaurants? How would…

Marianne and Jenise chat with Brad Rowland of the homesteading blog Highly Uncivilized about how to bring meaning back t0 our holiday experiences while also minimizing stress.  To view a video recording of the chat, click here.  And for more on this topic, check out Marianne’s post, Holiday Traditions: Out With the Old, in With the New.