Paul Haeder, Author

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For us to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other and especially to ourselves. The lies are necessary because, without them, many deplorable acts would become impossibilities. — The Culture of Make Believe, Derrick Jensen Part One — I am scrambling to get this first part of the Earth Day two-part article …

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are we fighting against the plastic that ends up in landfills and in oceans, or the total energy used (global warming gasses expelled) to create the mult-iuse bags? We’re probably not the first time there’s been a civilization in the universe,” states Adam Frank, a professor of astrophysics at the University of Rochester and the …

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Climate change’s ‘evil twin’ Ocean Acidification (and problem stepchild, Ocean Hypoxia) People ask: Why should I care about the ocean? Because the ocean is the cornerstone of earth’s life support system, it shapes climate and weather. It holds most of life on earth. Ninety-seven percent earth’s water is there. It’s the blue heart of the …

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A World is Right When We Learn to Preserve and Embrace the Word Like a Poet Riffing off of Aldo Leopold’s: “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.” by Paul Haeder / April 1st, 2019 Special for Dissident …

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