From consumer society to maker society

Green (Living) Review

We must return from a consumer and consumption orientated society return to, or transition and develop, however one may wish to put it, into a maker society where, once again, people are prepared to make things and enjoy making things rather than just consuming things.

The Society Slumber

Elephant Journal

Six years ago I had a “plan” and I had my future all figured out, the main focus on my vision board was a big house, a big diamond ring, an extravagant wedding, children and a LOT of money. I thought yes, this is it. So at twenty years old my boyfriend asked […].

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The Society Slumber

Elephant Journal

Six years ago I had a “plan” and I had my future all figured out, the main focus on my vision board was a big house, a big diamond ring, an extravagant wedding, children and a LOT of money. I thought yes, this is it. So at twenty years old my boyfriend asked me to […].

Today's throwaway and buy new society

Green (Living) Review

The Problem With Society Isn’t Greed

Green (Living) Review

greed societyGreed Is a Symptom of a Deep Need Going Unfulfilled A lot of people reacted to my comment on Facebook the other day that greed is more a symptom than a cause of our current system, with all its inequities. I’m asked, What is the cause of greed?

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Acclimatisation Societies of New Zealand

10,000 Birds

The vehicle for their efforts, after a few independent efforts, were the acclimatisation societies. They wanted reminders of home, and so for many years the societies made a concerted effort to bring British songbirds here. But the problems caused by the well-intentioned Victorians and their Acclimatisation Societies remain with us. New Zealand has a very odd biota these days.

Sensitivity-shaming… the scourge of modern society

Elephant Journal

You may have read my recent article titled, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, where I tried to tackle the issue of shaming and mocking people who “take offence” to things others do not… something I like to call “sensitivity-shaming.” The controversial nature of the central subject of my article – namely, the recent banning of this […].

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Ted Williams Back at National Audubon Society!

10,000 Birds

Now if we can just get the National Audubon Society to start putting some money where their mouth is on the feral / outdoor cat issue… UPDATE – To the cat crazies I have one thing to say. Now this is some seriously good news ! Or, in Ted’s words: I’ve just been informed by Audubon that I am benched for the next issue but will be permanently back in the game the following issue.

THE POWER OF SIDE EFFECTS: TOWARDS A COLLABORATIVE SOCIETY

Green (Living) Review

Although less visible, they have the power to profoundly upset the current social order and are the key to what, at OuiShare, we call a collaborative society. It’s time to explore what this collaborative society we started talking about a few months ago is.

The Underappreciation of Rest in Today’s Society

Green (Living) Review

“What is without periods of rest will not endure.” Ovid Recently, I spent a few weeks on vacation. The time was filled with travel, reconnecting with family, playing golf, swimming, sleeping, and reading. As you can probably imagine, it was quite enjoyable.

Is YouTube A Good Or Bad Influence On Society?

Elephant Journal

In the recent years, the society have been very familiar with different social media platforms and YouTube is not excluded. The platform has been a big brand which consist of many great and viral video of any kind, just any kind of video can be found on the platform, YouTube has been able to communicate […].

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Finding Truth in a Post-Truth Society.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only alternative views clickbait Fake news kellyanne conway sean spicer social media trump truth understanding the other side women's marchNow is the time to shift away from a place of ego, creating space in which whispers of truth can emerge.

Re-thinking our ‘built to fail’ society

Green (Living) Review

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery.

8 Powerful Conversations of the Conscious Society.

Elephant Journal

The true state of our global society is clear: humanity is suffering terribly.

Finding Yom Kippur in Society’s Melting Pot.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality atonement awareness change compassion faith family Hebrew jewish Jewish High Holy Days letting go life parenting rituals Rosh Hashanah spirituality traditions yom kippurI used to approach this holiday with tremendous cynicism. I could not understand how one day of fasting, asking for forgiveness, and self reflection could change anything.

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This is What our Society Needs to be Truly Free.

Elephant Journal

I believe this bio-sovereignty is critical to a truly free society. Understanding?—?and and gaining control over?—?what what enters our bodies is one of the most fundamental steps toward true freedom. The physical inputs that enter our living system shape our experience of reality. Our consciousness is affected by everything our bodies take in. In order to achieve true […].

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Can Home Cooking Create Enlightened Society?

Elephant Journal

Allowing corporations to cook for us has not only made us fatter and sicker. The loss of home cooking and community meals, combined with other factors, has.

National Audubon Society Caves to the Cat Crazies

10,000 Birds

In a sad, stupid, and short-sighted move, the National Audubon Society has decided to suspend their contract with Ted Williams and remove him from his position of “Editor-at-Large” on the masthead. The column was clearly labeled as expressing the views of Ted Williams and not those of the National Audubon Society. (It

National Audubon Society 11th Annual Women In Conservation Luncheon

The Green Samaritan

On Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel in New York, The National Audubon Society celebrated its 11th annual Women in Conservation Luncheon by presenting the 2014 Rachel Carson Award to yet another three. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

How Societies Self-Destruct Following Traumatic News.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today diversity news philosophy politics refugees truth

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis 2015 Conference

Environmental Economics

  Delighted to: The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. From the inbox: Dear John,   Can you please help me share the information below on the upcoming SBCA conference through the Environmental Economics blog? Please let me know if you have any questions or need more information.

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Is Modern Society Making Us Depressed and What Can We Do About it?

Elephant Journal

The misconceptions about depression are rampant. Depressed people do not necessarily look as bad as they feel. The side effects of this condition are much more insidious: they are about the absence of motivation, the numbness, the lack of energy to do anything and incapability to see the “point” in life. Depressed people are worn […].

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The Vegan Society Falls Further Down The Speciesist Rabbit Hole

Eccorazzi

This new group – the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism”or APPG – is a collaborative effort between the Vegan Society, the Vegetarian Society, and Vegetarian for Life. What a confusing message for the “Vegan” Society to be supporting.

Yearning For An Enlightened Society. {Poetry}

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) apathy awaken awakening compassion enlightened society kindness poetry pure presence revolution spoken word In fragile times of great unrest. When crimes profuse in moral protest.

Society’s Hatred of Femininity is Bullsh*t.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. disney disney villains effeminate effeminophobia enlightened society feminine feminine roles Femininity feminism feminist feminist issues feminity gender gender roles inspiration intersectional feminism masculinity media misogyny politics sexism the importance of feminismWhy is this a reoccurring theme with male Disney villains?

Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The.

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil By Corey • March 3, 2011 • 7 comments Tweet Share Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time again!

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NC APPRENTICE SUBMISSION 4 Tips for Being Loud in a Society that Asks Us to be Quiet.

Elephant Journal

Suggested Image: [link] I sat in my friend’s car one evening, screaming the kind of screams that come not from our throats, but from our cores. The kind of screams that vibrate our chest, purple our cheeks, and stretch our mouths so wide that it hurts. We weren’t fighting.

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Humane Society Thanks Ellen for Oscar Selfie

Eccorazzi

Thanks to the incredible publicity generated by Ellen DeGeneres‘ now-infamous Oscar selfie, which was taken with a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and re-tweeted more than three million times on Twitter, Read More The post Humane Society Thanks Ellen for Oscar Selfie appeared first on Ecorazzi.

These offensive Vintage ads Prove that Society is Evolving. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights advertising controversial culture media Racism sexism society vintage advertisements

Defying Society’s Standards of Grieving.

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Writer's Contest June 1-14 grief Grieving lessons let it in letting grief in loss society's expectations surrenderAs you probably know, the universe has a sense of humor. How that humor has been playing out in my life as of late is that I am grieving while practicing as a grief counselor.

Disputed Election at Madison Audubon Society Ends up in Court

10,000 Birds

Just to run a local Audubon Society… Hat-tip to Shaz. Asides

Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

10,000 Birds

And it looks even better in my hands while I dream about a visit to regions of Brazil I had scarcely heard of before being provided with a review copy of the first volume of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil.* • Explore These Related Posts The Future of Birding Field Guides is Digital Most Wanted Birds in Brazil Winner of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil Giveaway Fun, Fun, Fun Crossley ID Guide Giveaway Review of The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds.Or

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Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis abstract deadline is Friday

Environmental Economics

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. Conference and Meeting: March 15-16, 2018. Pre-conference Professional Development Workshops: March 14, 2018.

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Prime Minister launched the “Big Society”

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, July 19, 2010, gave more detail on his vision for the Coalition Government’s Big Society agenda by outlining plans for a new Big Society Bank, and announcing the country’s first big society communities in Sutton, Windsor and Maidenhead, Eden Valley in Cumbria and Liverpool. Tags: Big Society

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2016 Annual Conference | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Call for papers: The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is now accepting abstracts for participation in our 2016 annual conference on Improving the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis. We define BCA broadly, including cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-benefit analysis, applied welfare economics, damage assessment and other methods. Applications in any public policy area are encouraged.

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Bulldoze Society’s Limiting Walls with this Well-Known Practice.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Yoga authenticity bodies building walls molds personal identity societyI still remember the first time I felt shamed about my body. I was nine years old, and a boy in my class told me I shouldn't wear the pants I had on because they made my thighs look big. I stared in the mirror all night, threw.

How to Stop Society from Ruling your Life.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood advice ageism be yourself body positivity body shame censorship child drag queen drag queen fat-shaming funky hair homophobia inspiration LGBT+ children LGBTQ personal relationships sexism systemic sexism true to yourself truth writing you be youYou know you, and at the end of the day, you are the only person who has to be satisfied with your life.

Go Home Society, You’re Drunk.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) alcohol awareness drugs drunk food god happiness health mindfulness society spirituality That''s why I am an advocate of altered states, both of mind and body. It''s a normal human experience, we even explore our minds in our dreams. Done the right way we can use our parallel mindsets to grow ourselves, such as, with the method of meditation.

5 ways to Gain back some Control in a Capitalist Society.

Elephant Journal

You don't need the latest *fill in the blank* to be an important member of society. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green capitalism capitalist society Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) fair wage fight capitalism small businessStop with the trends.

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Seventh Annual Conference and Meeting | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Thursday, March 19, 3:45 – 5:15 Session 4. Non-Market Recreational Welfare Effects of Changes in the Diversity and Abundance of Species. Chair: Trudy Ann Cameron, University of Oregon. Presentations: A Combined Revealed/Stated Preference Model for Projecting the Impact of Aquatic Nuisance Species on Recreational Angling in the Great Lakes, Upper Mississippi, and Ohio River Basins, Gregory L. Poe*, Cornell University; Richard C.

Why Did The National Audubon Society End Their Contract With Ted Williams?

10,000 Birds

” By the very next day they were calling on their mindless followers to email the National Audubon Society’s CEO, David Yarnold, and Chairman, B Holt Thrasher, to call for Williams’ dismissal because he ”just published a major newspaper editorial calling on the public to kill millions of cats by poisoning them with Tylenol.” And why would the National Audubon Society cave so quickly to an organization completely at odds with its conservation mission?

Redesigning Society: Introduction to the Experts on Social Change.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) awakening change community consciousness economics education ethics evolution health interconnection media paradigm shift Power Science society spiritualityFor the first time in the known history of humanity, we can unite the people of earth to achieve a common goal: we the people, not the elite, will control our own destiny.

WATCH: Wil Wheaton Raises Funds for Pasadena Humane Society

Eccorazzi

Read More The post WATCH: Wil Wheaton Raises Funds for Pasadena Humane Society appeared first on Ecorazzi. This afternoon I ran into one of my favorite Pit Bull advocates at Powell''s Books in Portland, Oregon.