Monday, March 29, 2010

Community knowledge

Many indigenous cultures don't have a capitalistic or possessive mentality about knowledge or things. Knowledge is held in common for the good of all and God's creation has abundance for all to utilize for themselves and their family. But neither is this culture of community communism or socialism imposed by external force. It is the values in their heart which governs their lifestyle. Here is another article about the conflict some communities in the Amazon encounter when they are forced to interact with society outside of their communities:
Indigenous Community

Monday, March 22, 2010

Making a house a home

You've probably heard the saying, "Home is where the heart is." Certainly a home is more than a house. Here is an interesting article on home-making.
Anyone up for building real relationships?

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Argentina - impact of GM soya production

A look at some of the effects of genetically modified soy bean production in Argentina:

Another example of greed overriding the common good.

Friday, March 5, 2010