I’ve heard the saying ‘Give me a child before age 5, I’ll give you a Catholic forever’ and it’s true Catholicism has a certain stickiness, something I’ve personally attributed to […]
We burned the koalas out of existence; they screamed loudly as they died, but that wasn’t enough to make us stop. The whales we choked with plastic were more silent, […]
I read your obituary and it was awful, basically just a long list of names, some of people that you hardly ever saw, much less knew you liked strawberry ice […]
I tend to avoid crowds successfully enough that I forget how being in one can so easily restore my optimism. One of the best things about San Francisco is Hardly […]
I saw it was your birthday so I bought this card and felt the need to write a note in it – something beyond Happy birthday. Like, how I saw on the news that the hills are on fire again and five more species have been declared extinct and another glacier melted.
Last year at the Oslo Freedom Forum, a man named Fred Warmbier took the stage. It was a bit strange to see a middle aged white American male on that […]
Many political candidates are asking us to imagine a very different future than the species has ever confronted. From Andrew Yang’s pitch for UBI in a world where the biggest […]
Humans are diminishing the Earth’s resources far faster than nature or technology can possibly replace them. We can stop, anytime. But it seems we won’t, not without a revolution. I […]
There’s a girl I knew, in the strange way of the Internet. Named for a flower, she is the daughter of a man I met on a defunct writing site…a […]
Giraffes quietly placed on the endangered species list in 2016.