The title is a quote by Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961). Were his words meant tongue in cheek, or did he want to tell us that there is no way to define human sanity? A very different approach to this is being taken by Canadian author Stefan Verstappen.
Evolution is an ongoing process, changing and causing change in all animals in the natural world. Culturally we have come to believe that humans are no longer evolving, in fact we are and perhaps at a more rapid rate than ever before.
It seems if we were herbivores then we wouldn't be as advanced as we are today, at least according to a new study out of Sweden. The research found that carnivory contributed to human success and population growth.
The gravestone of humanity will read “Died of stupidity”. We’ve had communism, capitalism, and now we have a new creed- Ineffectualism. If Copenhagen defines how the world intends facing its encyclopedia of disasters, start planning the wake.
It’s often tough being a Celt and having to strain your heritage through interpreters. Fortunately, I can usually recognize what’s “mine” in the ongoing accumulation of deposits of information. It’s like watching sandstone form, layer by layer.
As of July 2007 the world population is considered to have exceeded 6.6 billion people. Our planet has immense potential and is a tough old rock, but does it have enough resources to support a population that could grow to 9.4 billion by 2050?
The growth in the use of devices that link up to global digital networks is far outstripping any other communications medium in history, according to the International Telecommunications Union's "Internet Report 2006: Digital.Life."