I am not presumptuous enough to try and resolve the complexities under all that is called “climate change”. But I would like to advance one idea.
This idea comes from what I believe is core to all human beings. It is connected to destructive forces at work.
Aagh Shame! South Africans have a great expression when something bad happens to one. It could be anything from stubbing your toe to expressing condolences for losing a loved one. We say, “Aagh shame”. For example, you may say to your friend, “My husband lost his job...read more
Christine was diagnosed with clinical depression in 1997. And after the initial shock, Christine became determined to find mental health. And for the past 24 years Christine has been a high functioning adultread more
A little while ago my wife and I were travelling overseas. After checking in our luggage, we went along to immigration. People from all over the world were lining up to get their passports stamped. There was a long line. It was hot and stuffy. It smelt a...read more
The wisdom writer of the strange book called Ecclesiastes writes, “History merely repeats itself. It has all been done before. Nothing under the sun is truly new”. His cynicism continues as he adds, “I observed everything going on under the sun, and really, it is all meaningless—like chasing the wind.”
“Like the chasing the wind”!
A lot of the structures serving society seem to be failing or have already failed. The pursuit of stuff has already caused people in their teens and twenties to become jaded. Capitalism seems to be failing. And people are looking for a better driving force than seeking more!