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Sport as social innovation

Sport development, especially team sports, for all ages is one of the

most under utilized tools for social innovation. Amateur sport teaches

health, fitness, team work and cooperation, goal setting, commitment,

peer group bonding, and many other things. It also keeps focus of the

often uncontrollable calamities of life. As Wyclef Jean commented, when

he was an impoverished child in Haiti running and playing he didn't

realize he was poor.

Organized sports… Continue

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 4:33pm — 2 Comments

The "new type of family farm".

This link is a good example of commercial scale thinking by ordinary people making healthy food production possible.


Whether its vermiculture, hydroponics, aquaculture......much can be done without spreading out over acres of land, losing most of our water to evaporation, consuming energy because markets are far, far away.

In this… Continue

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 6:54am

William Easterly on Hayek's secret to development

Hayeks solution provides a great understanding of how we need to think of innovation.


Posted on March 8, 2010 at 5:16am

Preparing for the quest by creating new and innovative relationships.

There is an overriding biological imperative to perpetuate the species. Matt Ridley's book The Red Queen:Sex and the evolution of human nature, is an excellent explanation of this. Just as a parent must give children direction while letting the child develop their own way, as stewards of our planet, we must also act in a way that gives direction, benefiting others as they strive to find and/or follow their ways. The most we can hope for is… Continue

Posted on March 8, 2010 at 4:30am

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Fourth of July on the Lake

This past weekend was the annual celebration at the lake house in Connecticut. It is amazing that the lake is still so clear and beautiful after all these years. The watershed association has done a wonderful job protecting these waters from the damaging effects of development.The wood grill was finally ready to cook on, so we didn't miss the propane tank fueled grill anymore. The food actually tasted fresher than in the past and was easy to keep fueled.Dad was very proud of the solar hybrid…See More
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Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ**stances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
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It is 7'oclock, I was late home from work due to an assignment that i wanted to get ahead on. By the time I get home I am feeling extremley tired and I cannot be bothered to make a proper meal. I walk to the fridge and open it to see what there is for me to eat. All of the out of date foodstuffs have been automaticaly thrown away by the fridge, they will be recycled tomorrow as animal feed or something. I see i have organic local eggs and some local cheese. Foods are vacc** sealded for easy…See More
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FutureToday is 2020/1/1. It is just like yesterday. The war is still continuing. It has started since 2010. In 2010, that year was a horrible year. Almost every energy ran out. Every country’s governments were crushed down at the same time. There were riots everywhere. All of the big company’s bosses were killed xdeadx in the riots. Troops fought each other everywhere. Food was bought up xawayx at once. There were no more food supplies in any shops. The economy was all crushed down. All the…See More
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