Egyptian Revolution: The World Is Our Country

How can I know the truth about what’s going on in Egypt, and what I ought to think? How can I know the truth of what’s happening anywhere around the world, even here in a city I reside in? I read different takes on what the US should do, what the West needs to do, …

Recent reading (online)

– Each day I pick up a newspaper, I hope for peace in the Middle East.  Here’s an essay on identity politics and group affiliation in the Middle East conversation (via Nicholas Kristof). – I wish I was on record predicting long ago that instead of a jungle of skyscrapers, Toronto would ultimately end up …

One Planet, One Passport, Many Ecoregions

Like Einstein, I believe in an elected world parliament, and I personally support a global federation of all regions wherein a majority want to give it a democratic try together. Often we think of “one world government” as ‘1984‘, or the ‘Star Wars‘ Empire and Darth Vader.  A world federal power could be very, very …