Category Archives: Pro-Simplicity/Generoicity, Anti-Materialism/Commercialism

Western Culture As Mass Suicide (with photos)

CONSUMER CULTURE AS POISONED DRINK We live in a culture that’s committing collective suicide. Whether it’s the cars we drive, the cell phones we use, the food we wolf down, the way we treat our neighbours, etc., it all adds … Continue reading

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Western Culture As Mass Suicide

CONSUMER CULTURE AS POISONED DRINK We live in a culture that’s committing collective suicide. Whether it’s the cars we drive, the cell phones we use, the food we wolf down, the way we treat our neighbours, etc, it all adds … Continue reading

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Don´t Lose Hope on the Verge of Collapse

After a few weeks pounding drums, singing songs, waving signs and listening to or making speeches, Idle No More continues to affect North Turtle Island and other places throughout Mother Earth. This is the time for indigenous peoples from around the earth … Continue reading

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Daniel Suelo: The Man Who Rebelled Against the Money System

  No more money!  Daniel Suelo is a man who decided to stop using the main ingredient of Western society: MONEY. His friend Mark Sundeen wrote an I-opening / eye-opening book called The Man Who Quit Money.  I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Impoverish the Reserves, Take the Land, Give It To Corporations: Canadian Federal Government Policy

Ask yourselves:   Why is it that the reserves that the Canadian government  “provided” have such horrendous conditions, even worse that many poor regions around the world? Consider some reports: Shacks and slop pails: infrastructure crisis on native reserves A decade … Continue reading

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I Hate Christmas, But It Does Have Some Benefits . . .

– It gives you an excuse to hang out with your family and friends – You don’t have to work (hopefully).  Even if you do, you’ll have few customers, and can surf Facebook while your boss is on holidays, hehehe – You  … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the Car-Free Movement to Gain Momentum

During my years in Mainland China, I was virtually “car-free”.  Public transit was great, and I often got to ride my bike everywhere.  In 2008, during my first year back in Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories, North Turtle Island (Canada), … Continue reading

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