Paul’s Perambulations

November 19, 2011

Occupy Philly — revolution in the making (how far can it go?)

Filed under: Politics — admin @ 10:18 pm

Fran and I have been to Occupy Philly a number of times and have attended the general assemblies and participated in various actions by Philly Occupy. Demonstrating with (more…)

November 5, 2011

Oops, you’re dead. Then what?

Filed under: Education,General — admin @ 10:48 pm

With the development of civilization and technology, simple burial evolved into elaborate burial with embalming for apparent preservation.  Folks in the U.S. today often think it more appropriate to opt for cremation by a crematorium.  But cremation requires high temperatures for an extended period, consuming much energy that is increasingly in short supply on this planet. So maybe we should go back to simple. Fran says she wants a shroud burial and be eaten by the worms and recycled, as opposed to consuming excessive energy or lying around useless while you decay slowly and take up precious space.

November 3, 2011

March to the White House for GMO Right to Know

Filed under: General — admin @ 2:21 pm

Fran and I spent Villanova fall break (Monday 10/10/ – Sunday 10/16) hiking more than 100 miles (camping at night) with the Right2Know marchers.  Marchers arrived at Lafayette Park (opposite the White House) (more…)

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