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Above All Be Kind (EPUB)

Above All Be Kind (EPUB)

Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times

Above All, Be Kind teaches parents how to raise their children to be humane in the broadest sense -- to become not only more compassionate in their interactions with family and friends, but to grow up to make life choices that demonstrate respect …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
Above All Be Kind (PDF)

Above All Be Kind (PDF)

Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times

Above All, Be Kind teaches parents how to raise their children to be humane in the broadest sense -- to become not only more compassionate in their interactions with family and friends, but to grow up to make life choices that demonstrate respect …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
After Progress

After Progress

Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age

Progress is not just a goal in the West—it's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that peak …

related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil
Afterburn

Afterburn

Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Climate change, along with the depletion of oil, coal, and gas dictate that we will inevitably move away from our profound societal reliance on fossil fuels; but just how big a transformation will this be? While many policy-makers assume that …

related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil
Alcohol Fuel

Alcohol Fuel

Making and Using Ethanol as a Renewable Fuel

Dwindling petroleum supplies and growing environmental concerns are significantly impacting the cost of petro-fuel and its infrastructure. The search for alternative fuel sources has led to ethanol, a gasoline substitute that is already in the …

related subjects: Energy
American Exodus

American Exodus

Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

Some scientists predict the sea will rise 1.5 meters before 2100, but rapidly melting polar ice caps could make the real amount much higher. In the coming century, intensifying storms will batter our coasts, and droughts and heat events will be …

related subjects: Urban Issues
And the Skylark Sings with Me

And the Skylark Sings with Me

Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education

by David H. Albert
foreword by Joseph Chilton Pearce

Acting on their conviction that to educate a child well is to enable her to find her destiny, David Albert and his partner Ellen listened carefully, with respect and with love, to how their children expressed their own learning needs. Leaving …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening

A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazinglyproductive way to …

related subjects: Food and Gardening