Our Sinking Sea Beds

So much of Earth is covered by sea, great blue expanses dotted here and there by land. Their depths are the most mysterious and unexplored places left on the Planet, and they are filled with life.

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Sexual Harassment – Reclaiming the Past

 

Once upon a time, the coming together of two people in sexual union was a sacred, joyous rite that was the human equivalent of spiritual ecstasy – love in its purest, highest form that transcended lust. It was private, too, never discussed with others.

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HiQuakes, and Treading Lightly

 

For me to talk about the HiQuake Database sounds boringly dry, but its focus is something of such importance to the survival of Earth  that everyone should know of it. It is a catalogue of harm.

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The World is not Ours

 

In the warmth of a mild late September, when autumn has just begun to show himself, plants in my garden that I thought had died down in preparation for the ending of the year have pushed forth delicate new flowers in a message of life and hope: in every ending there are new beginnings.

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Irma, Part of a Perfect Storm

 

Heavy winds pounded my home last night, and its cedar frame rocked like a ship on rough seas as wood outside and inside crackled and  the great River Wye roared her power.

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The Future of Life on Earth

 

Sir David Attenborough said yesterday, at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, “I feel better than ever about life on Earth.”

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Gene Editing and the Future for Souls

Gene editing for achieving designer babies and for the elimination of disabling hereditary conditions has been talked of for years, but has become more of a reality with the announcement of a successful scientific experiment in gene correction. The implications give much food for thought.

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