Monthly Archives: November 2018

Edge of Extinction: Michael Mann’s Time Machine

Nature Bats Last
Published on Nov 13, 2018

Edge of Extinction:Time for a Revolution?

Nature Bats Last
Published on Oct 31, 2018

Morons will focus their comments on the shirt. People experiencing denial or anger will focus on distractions. Intelligent viewers will focus on the message.

Edge of Extinction:Trump Administration Foresees 4 C Rise in Global-Average Temperature

Nature Bats Last
Published on Oct 26, 2018

Edge of Extinction: Will Volcanoes Save Us?

Nature Bats Last
Published on Nov 30, 2018 Message from Afrizen: “In my journey through the “DABDA” stages of grieving, regarding my understanding and expectation of what is to come in terms of anthropomorphic climate change, this song expresses my time in the first A – Anger. With time and reflection I’ve made it through to the second A, Acceptance, and my position regarding my lyrics has changed. They made sense when my assumptions were 1. that humanity and nature are separate, 2. that humanity is “committing crimes” against nature, and 3. that humanity will be punished for doing so.

My thinking now is that 1. I don’t see a fundamental distinction between our species and the rest of nature, and 2. humanity is behaving exactly in accordance with its evolved genetic imperatives to survive, thrive and multiply today, regardless of the consequences tomorrow. I think my lyrics’ vitriolic theme and tone are misplaced and I suspect the song’s effect might possibly be to either foster or reinforce anger and bitterness in listeners. These are natural and appropriate emotions when first waking up to the predicament we are in (as I understand it) but, in my personal experience, anger and bitterness are unhelpful and detrimental if not worked through and overcome. The upsides of this new perspective for me are greater compassion and tolerance for my fellows, greater peace of mind and general happiness. I can only wish the same for others who are going through this.”

Michael Cohen: What Trump lashing out at his ex-lawyer reveals – BBC News

BBC News

Published on Nov 30, 2018

Michael Cohen is a liar and a “weak person”, according to the president, who lashed out at his ex-lawyer after he pleaded guilty to lying to Congress. The BBC’s Anthony Zurcher analyses Mr Trump’s response. Video by Cody Godwin.

Farmers Voice Their Plight, If Only Modi Understood

Published on Nov 30, 2018

Farmers have been protesting against the pro-corporate policies of Modi government for long. From across the country they assembled in Delhi to be heard. They celebrated, sang and danced together.

Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761

This animated thematic map narrates the spatial history of the greatest slave insurrection in the eighteenth century British Empire. To teachers and researchers, the presentation offers a carefully curated archive of key documentary evidence. To all viewers, the map suggests an argument about the strategies of the rebels and the tactics of counterinsurgency, about the importance of the landscape to the course of the uprising, and about the difficulty of representing such events cartographically with available sources. Although this cartographic narration cannot be taken as an exhaustive database—for instance, it does not examine major themes such as belonging and affiliation among the insurgents or the larger imperial context and interconnected Atlantic world— the map offers an illuminating interpretation of the military campaign’s spatial dynamics.

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