Are Civilizations Mortal? by Dr. Nicole Morgan, CACOR Board of Directors. Abstract. “We now know” sighed Valery one day, “that civilizations also are mortal.” It was a difficult blow for the Occidental psyche, already shaken by Nietzsche’s announcement of the death of God. Must those who were no longer confident in a passing world also […]
PLAN TO SURVIVE; IT MAY BE YOUR ONLY CHOICE Two approaches to preparation and survival follow . This article parallels the kind of work now being carried out by CACOR members to develop a practical survival guide for Canadians in the face of a changing climate. Watch this site for progress on this project, Climate […]
The Southwest region encompasses diverse ecosystems, cultures, and economies, reflecting a broad range of climate conditions, including the hottest and driest climate in the United States. Water for people and nature in the Southwest region has declined during droughts, due in part to human-caused climate change. Higher temperatures intensified the recent severe drought in California […]
Hypocrisy in B.C. ? Hypocrisy: the practice of claiming to have moral standards to which one’s own behavior does not conform The Hypocrites from the Sixth Pit of Hell – Dante’s Inferno, 14th century Every once in a while I listen to CFRA talk radio. I usually last only 5 minutes and […]
For, while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it must always be heard. There isn’t any other tale to tell, it’s the only light we’ve got in all the darkness. James Baldwin, American novelist, social critic, playwright, and activist.