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September 27th, 2007

2007: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Recently, I have been struck by the number of anniversaries of significant events that have been acknowledged this year.  This past summer was the 40th anniversary of the “Summer of Love”.  August was the 60th anniversary of the independence of India and Pakistan.  This week marked the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of public schools […]

September 25th, 2007

A Happiness Index

Through out the entire course of human history, there has been consistent reference to happiness.  Many philosophers have basically come to the conclusion that the fundamental goal of a human life is to be happy, to find and share happiness.  This thread exists from the earliest writing to the present day Dalai Lama.  Perhaps the […]

September 21st, 2007

Leading Scientists and Thinkers on Energy – Thomas F. Valone

In this eighth installment of our on-going series of interviews with some of the leading thinkers and scientists on the subject of energy, we interview Dr. Thomas Valone. Facing and solving the multiple issues concerning energy is the single most pressing problem that we face as a species. There is a lot of media coverage […]

September 19th, 2007

The Direction is Clear

There were three reported news stories last week that taken together point to clear trend lines.  In a court ruling, the state of Vermont won the right to set auto emissions and MPG standards that are stricter than those of the Federal government.  The dollar reached an all time low against the Euro and oil […]

September 13th, 2007

Sometimes it is Easy to See the Future – 5

To quote from one of the four prior posts with this title: “While in many areas it might be difficult to see into the future, in the area of technology the future can be readily seen.  The speed of technological invention and innovation moves so quickly that we have barely assimilated a recent breakthrough when another […]

September 11th, 2007

Grand Children and Polar Bears

I have written here several times about the fact that the U.S. crossed a tipping point in 2006 regarding global warming.  It is now a subject that a majority of Americans have awareness of and are concerned about.  As with most large issues that are complex, it often takes time for the citizens to understand […]

September 7th, 2007

Future of Energy – Harnessing the Sun: Embarking on Humanity’s next Giant Leap

In this seventh installment of our on-going series of interviews with some of the leading thinkers and scientists on the subject of energy, we interview Dr. Feng Hsu. Facing and solving the multiple issues concerning energy is the single most pressing problem that we face as a species. There is a lot of media coverage […]

September 4th, 2007

Damaged Brands

The past few weeks have not been good ones for products manufactured in China and financial instruments created in the United States.  The “Made in China” brand is now an un-trustworthy brand to millions of American consumers.  New, mortgage backed debt instruments, highly rated by U.S. bond rating agencies are now being questioned in financial […]

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