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When Michio Kaku talks, people should listen. Not because when, as a high school student, he built a particle accelerator in his family’s garage. Or because Edward Teller, father of the hydrogen bomb, tried to recruit him (unsuccessfully) into a Star Wars weapons development program. Listening to him yesterday being interview by NPR’s Terry Gross (transcript), I … Continue reading
Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer – presented at TedX-San Francisco in June, 2011.
Yesterday I attended an all-day workshop led by Christopher Le Breton, based largely on the “Awakening the Dreamer” training developed by the Pachamama Alliance. – a helpful framework for exploring the problems facing our planet, our assumptions underlying those issues, and examining our personal roles in creating the change we wish to see. Chris and I were … Continue reading
I remember the first time I met Anna Lappé many years ago, when she came to Point Reyes Station to visit her mom (Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet among her many accomplishments). Anna, like her mom, was (and is) passionate, brilliant and outspoken and, in the years that followed that chance … Continue reading
New Year’s Eve in Goa was full of surprises. Plans changed at the last minute, and we ended up having dinner with Sandhya’s friend and their group of 25 or so at La Plage, a swank beach-side restaurant on Morjim beach in northern Goa. Having lived for the past 9 months or so as a … Continue reading
A great old man we encountered on our trek back from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (Nepal, October, 2010)
This Brit had spent the better part of the (approx) 33 years studying martial arts. Here, he demonstrated (in slow motion!) a series of moves that he learned from one of only five masters in the entire world who know them.
Back in August, I trekked (10 days hiking, 4 days on horseback) in the Lake Khovskol region of north/central Mongolia. ‘Banana’ was the nickname his adopted French mother had given him — yellow on the outside (Korean born, but raised from the age of 2 years old by adopted French parents) and French on the … Continue reading