Nature As Artifact

I recently read John Messerly’s summary on “Stem Cells, Biotechnology and Human Rights: Implications for a Posthuman Future” by Paul lauritzen, a Professor Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic John Carroll University. One...

What is Naturation?

Naturation is a movement emphasizing the idea that human society has systematically made itself irrelevant through self-domestication in an increasingly complex and wildly technological Earth no longer suitable for natural survival. A Naturationist identifies...

Sustainability and Geoengineering

This morning, I came across this post on Scientific American about geoengineering. Geoengineering is inevitable, but before we get there, sustainability should be our focus.  We must get our own needs in line so we can cooperate on these larger issues.  We must...

EnvyTM – Apples with Super Sex Appeal

The apple is in my opinion one of our greatest creations.  I’m not sure any other fruit has ever come in such extensive variety.  I’m a huge fan of the HoneycrispTM apples but last night the grocery store only had a few bruised ones left. I went for the new EnvyTM...