Category Archives: Environment

The German Solar Effort


Although not known for its sunny weather, Germany initiated the world’s solar revolution about 20 years ago with a vision that other countries would later follow. The goal is to increase the share of all renewable sources in German electricity … Continue reading

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To Bet or Not to Bet


Everyday living involves taking some degree of risk all the time. I wish to find out what I need to do to ensure a productive and enjoyable life. Obviously, the least risk is to stay at home and watch TV, … Continue reading

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Evolution Is God’s Creation


Everywhere I look, I cannot stop marveling at the complex wonders of the world, especially how plants and animals evolve. As for myself, I know that I become wiser and more adaptable everyday because I learn new things. I also … Continue reading

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Technological Change


Technological change is the fundamental driving force that shapes history. It has a dynamics of its own due to human curiosity about the world and the rest of the universe. Since humans cannot be stopped from being curious, the advancement … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Reductionism


Recently I came across a Youtube video of Peter Zeihan dated 11/24/2014 telling Americans not to worry about their country. I find it childishly entertaining. The following is my response: Zeihan’s magic tricks: * Select a few pieces of convenient … Continue reading

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Obama’s Green Legacy


Nearing the end of his term, President Obama has an approval rating of 56% according to the Gallup Poll. This compares favorably with his predecessors especially George W. Bush then at 25%. The critics are using the gridlocks in Washington … Continue reading

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How Do Ants Communicate?


Something strange happened that made me wonder how ants communicate. One day after dinner, I was about to clear away the leftover food but was interrupted by my favorite TV program. An hour later when I came back to the … Continue reading

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