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No "Happy Chapter" here

I’ve heard this term ‘happy chapter’ used to refer to so many a documentary or news report that, although terribly depressing, ends on a happy note.   So, for example, a piece about global warming might end with a description of what’s being done about it.  ‘There’s work being done’, implies the happy chapter; ‘others are on top of it. Not to worry all that much.’

Yes, there’s a compelling motivation for me, or any author or news reporter, to leave you upbeat. …

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Added by Rick Dubrow on July 7, 2015 at 11:32am — No Comments

Enough Already

Some of our favorite readerboard quotations are submitted by our friends and neighbors, and one of these recent gems suggests that ‘one must break down before you can break through’. This adage surely rings true as it relates to making lifestyle changes seemingly necessary as our environment deteriorates. Human nature appears to require pain in order to spark change. And the greater the urgency for change, or the more immense the needed change, the more intense must…

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Added by Rick Dubrow on June 5, 2015 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Rick Dubrow's blog post - December 2014 - "Hammering Out My Manifesto"

"It’s time to articulate the core assumptions and beliefs that empower THE HAMMER. Before I hammer them out, though, let’s get something straight:  thousands of words, if not books, would be necessary to describe how I’ve arrived at these conclusions. This is a blog, however, and not a book.  So brevity will prevail… for now.   Want to [...] Read More…

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Added by Rick Dubrow on January 7, 2015 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Putting Derrick Jensen's ideas into perspective

How does Julia Butterfly Hill respond to Derrick's ideas?

How does Rob Hopkins respond to them?

How do Janaia and Robyn of Peak Moment respond to them?



Watching the video clips and the full video of his talk Friday in Bellingham helped me think, feel and process what I heard at his talk. For me it has become a process--a 2nd take, a third take and it goes on.



Here are the links:

Video clips on… Continue

Added by Lynnette Allen on May 18, 2009 at 2:27pm — 10 Comments

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