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I Love You in 100 Languages

I Love You in 100 Languages

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Author John Knipper compiles a simple phrase in over 100 languages. Try to sound them out, one-by-one phonetically..... An enriching exercise.…

The War Against the Weak: A Review

The War Against the Weak: A Review

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A review of a very important documentary film on eugenics; on our past, and our future. …

What We Don’t Know is Staring Us in the Face

What We Don’t Know is Staring Us in the Face

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Water borne diseases and cancer causing chemicals are in water supply systems all over the world. Developing countries struggle with developing basic infrastructure. Developed countries have aging systems. Author emphasizes a new approach to water management.…

Second Order Change in Agricultural Sustainability: Bedouins in Israel

Second Order Change in Agricultural Sustainability: Bedouins in Israel

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A new model sustainability project has been launched in the desert east of the Dead Sea. It is a close collaboration between both Jewish and Arab communities in an effort to demonstrate cooperative efforts in agricultural and renewable resource management. …

Keep the Baby AND the Bath Water

Keep the Baby AND the Bath Water

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Many water delivery systems originate from the nineteenth century, repair and replacement issues are relatively widespread, especially in large urban areas. Herein lies a possible solution. The potential to combine attitude adjustment and ingenuity can derive significant results. For example, If fresh, clean ground water was regarded as precious in…

Gold Is Green

Gold Is Green

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Byproducts of inflation are debt, wild speculation and increased volatility – booms and busts. Most important from the environmental perspective is that monetary inflation results in persistent generalized increases in consumer prices. This creates a mindset of buy now before prices go up further - exactly what policy makers want.…

Water Sustainability — The Nomura Jellyfish and You

Water Sustainability — The Nomura Jellyfish and You

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Author reflects on the pleasure of standing in the rain. What are the changes in nature telling us about the water systems? …

Mentoring Business Women in Arab World

Mentoring Business Women in Arab World

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The great cultural divides between people can really be bridged by mutual interest. Trade in goods is the tangible manifestation of that mutual interest. The ability of well-meaning people all over the world to reach out and find those points of mutual interest is the key to moving…

Water Sustainability — Shower Power

Water Sustainability — Shower Power

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The author reflects on his own personal experiences with bathing and showering while traveling overseas. He emphasizes how many cultures view water as a precious resource, not something to be wasted. …

Water Sustainability – Post #2

Water Sustainability – Post #2

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The economic, environmental, humanitarian, political and social effects of our attitude and abuse of water are both macro and individual. Moderator James O'Connor invites comments on this important PBS special on water. …

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