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Guide to responsible shopping


While looking for a manufacturer where I can buy a new leather purse, I found this website. It’s very informative, and in the “search” field you can look how the manufacturing conditions for different brands are (“Responsible shopper profile”) http://www.greenamerica.org/programs/responsibleshopper/Continue reading

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Hello, atomic energy answer seekers!


Hi to everyone who is stumbling over my little blog here googling for nuclear power plants As you will see, this blog is not about forms of energy, or anti-nuclear activism. It’s about us living life a little differently, embracing … Continue reading

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The allegory of the cave


Disclaimer: Most of my information about this story comes from what I anecdotally knew before, spiced up with info from the web – I haven’t read the original “Republic” myself yet. In the cave allegory by Plato (he lets his … Continue reading

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How to be beautiful


Only eat crackers with diet cheese every day, until your body doesn’t look a day older than twelve. Use lots of make up and spray-tan, and botox from the age of 29. Read lots of advice books on how to … Continue reading

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Switch off!


Folks, tonight is Earth hour. Switch off your lights for an hour at 8:30 pm to show that you care. Tell people who don’t care to go screw themselves. http://www.earthhour.org/Homepage.aspx

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What a change!


Compared to one week ago, the landscape has changed dramatically: Where we largely slipped over trails glazed with ice and snow last week, this weekend’s hiking has been so, well, muddy. But it’s a joy seeing the season change, like … Continue reading

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Fukushima – And what does this have to do with me?


This is in fact a question you might want to ask yourself. I did, and in the process came to my standpoint opposing the use of nuclear power. First of all, let’s state some facts about the person who is … Continue reading

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