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Nothing You Do Matters.

The more I read it, the angrier I get. I had not read it until a friend of mine posted it on Facebook, but there’s a 2009 article in Orion Magazine by Derrick Jensen entitled “Forget Shorter Showers,” and it … Continue reading

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Chautauqua: Wherein Phaedrus Misunderstands Zealotry

I’m still moving slowly through the book, taking time to read other things too.  But something I came across requires comment. When I first read Zen & the Art, I was in my third year of college, and emerging from … Continue reading

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The Hissing of Summer Air Conditioners

My relationship with air conditioning is ambivalent.  I grew up in Minnesota, and my parents didn’t get AC put into the house until I had graduated and was “away” at college.  Consequently, I endured many hot, sticky nights with the … Continue reading

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