A news item reports that Coke has completed some rain water harvesting projects in MP. “The projects have the combined capacity to harvest 36 lakh liters (3.6 million liters) of rainwater annually, benefiting the schools and surrounding communities.” Good start.
Month: January 2010
“A demoralized, timid, and hopeless mass bullied and crushed by every dominant interest and incapable of resistance.” Who said this about whom and when?
Too much hypocrisy in the air these days. Commies, Christians, Congressis, . . . the list goes on. The three C’s converge on the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University — which is appropriate and right.
Richard Dawkins, he of The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion, pulls no punches. He tells it as he sees it.
For anyone to do anything great requires will and vision. True for an individual, true for a nation. India is stuck not because it does not have the resources but because it does not have the will and the vision… Read More ›
You know that old piece of wisdom, “Good, fast, cheap: choose two.”
Forget anthropic global warming. Sure there is climate change. But when did the climate ever not change? Even before hominins walked upright, climate has been changing. Indeed, without climate change, we would not be here. Climate change from a reducing… Read More ›
For me, the freedom of speech is sacrosanct (to the extent that anything about the world is sacrosanct to me) and absolutely non-negotiable. Why?Because to me ideas matter. Ideas are what distinguishes us from other terrestrial life forms and in… Read More ›