Rather than choose partners for whether or not they will stay with you forever (call me a cynic–I assume they won’t), choose them according to what kind of a friend and family member they will be once the partnership is over. How committed will they be to your well-being in the really long term?
Relationships, Family and Friendship
There seems to be three kinds of environmental advocate. One kind wants to get renewable energy and choose better materials for our products and then have things go on pretty much the same. Another wants those things, but also wants a more just and fair economic system and then have things go on pretty much […]
Here’s a question that may, at first glance, seem farfetched: Is it possible that by helping each other raise our children, by mentoring and co-parenting, we could actually be helping to save the planet from environmental degradation? First think on this: As we evolved, human beings never had sharp teeth to kill or fast legs […]
A video written by my friend and colleague Tim Kasser. It presents a unifying theory of what’s wrong and what to do about it.
I am curious about people who wanted to have a child or children but decided to have none or fewer because of concerns over population growth. I'm *not* interested in hearing from people who condemn the choice to have chidren but rather from people actually feel and understand the tug towards parenthood but have chosen […]
My friend Sean occasionally writes for the blog. For a long time, he has been searching for a way to live that makes him truly happy. He doesn't believe in the rat race. He wants to find a way to live that doesn't rely on stuff and corporations but on people and community. His thinking […]
One thing I think and talk a lot about and mention in my book No Impact Man is that we are wrecking our planet for lives we don’t even necessarily enjoy. As I say in the book: What really filled me with despair, though, was that I didn’t believe that the way of life that […]
… so if I feel like taking a day off from the environment, I guess I can, right? Because sometimes you don’t want to talk about environmentalism or lifestyle change or any of the other constantly over-earnest stuff you usually say. Sometimes, you just want to say how much you dig your girl. So, tonight, […]