The Tipping Point: Are We Close To It Yet?

The Tipping Point: Are We Close To It Yet?

Do you feel that something very big is close to, or even now, happening? Many people do, including myself. A deeply troubling sense of angst, but about what? While there are always disturbances of some kind, this one seems – feels – different, and huge. Is there a discernable “tipping point”, or will whatever-it-is just sneak up on us?

Signs In The Sky? We’ll Soon Find Out …

Signs In The Sky? We’ll Soon Find Out …

This probably belongs in a round file labeled “weird stuff” or “… hmm …”, but I simply couldn’t resist this rather amazing bag of serious coincidences. While everyone has by now heard of the April 8, 2024 total solar eclipse, there is quite a bit more to the story here. New Madrid, MO. Seven Ninevah’s. Seven planet lineups. We’ll soon find out …

The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point

Do you sense the tension, the closeness of something very big? Very large complex systems do not always reach a point of total collapse. Instead, they may simply break apart in completely unpredictable ways. Is our world system possibly near such a breaking point? How can we tell? What happens when a world system breaks?

First a Neolithic Revolution, Then an Industrial Revolution. What’s Next?

First a Neolithic Revolution, Then an Industrial Revolution. What’s Next?

Humankind moved from tribal hunter-gathers to agriculture-husbandry about 10,000 years ago in the Neolithic Revolution. Nothing much happened, except civilization’s history, for the next 9,700 years. Around 1750, the Industrial Revolution began, lasting until roughly 1850. A Second Industrial Revolution took place between 1850 and 1930. Things seem to have been rather revolting ever since, but where are we headed?

War Is Not Part of Human Nature. True?

War Is Not Part of Human Nature. True?

Some say war is not part of human nature, and yet human history is a history of war. So, where does war come from if not us humans? Today we have wars all over, and we are likely in the early stages of WW III. What is the underlying cause of this mess? Society and politics are getting the blame, but is this really true?