Can We Overcome The Crisis of Civilization?

If you’re up for a good reality check, The Crisis of Civilization is a good place to start. Visually stimulating through the hodgepodge of animation, news reels, and stock footage, the film starts with the question of human violence, moving quickly into the realization that our industrialized system is not …

This Spaceship Earth – A Call to Action for the Final Episode of Renaissance SRQ

During its 2 year run, Renaissance SRQ offered discussions on how to achieve a greater sense of Sustainability, Resilience, and Quality of Life. The final show included a challenge by revisiting some guests from a previous episode. Now that futurist David Houle and planetary ethicist Tim Rumage have released their book This …

The Execution of My Year Without Money Wasn’t Perfect

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book Money, Sex, Power, and Faith: The Convergence of Culture. In the spirit of transparency, I must admit I often fail in my endeavors, and I tend to let people down. I spent my late childhood and adolescence in a fundamentalist Christian school …