Stop. Everything. Now.

From Energy Bulletin:

The scientific uncertainty in global warming isn’t about whether it’s occurring or whether it’s caused by human activity, or even if it will "cost" us too much to deal with it now. That’s all been settled. Scientists are now debating whether it’s too late to prevent planetary devastation, or whether we have yet a small window to forestall the worst effects of global warming.

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Woo Hoo

I had already decided to drive the present car I have into the ground, so that by the time I needed a new (to me) car, I would likely be able to afford either a used hybrid, or a used diesel that could converted to biodiesel. Well, imagine my surprise that apparently, a whole new raft of little cars are headed to the US from Japan, one of which is going to be a really cheap hybrid.

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Have we finally figured out that capital punishment is cruel and unusual?

There have been some interesting developments in the death penalty issue in California this week. Michael Morales was supposed to be put to death on Monday, but that has been indefinitely postponed. The basic reason is this: A judge had declared, based on a study about lethal injection, that California had to change their procedure.

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Another Quiz

I don't really "get" enneagrams although apparently, they originate with Gurdjieff, who is someone I've always wanted to read, but haven't gotten around to (and his books always look so intimidating.) Anyway, there's a quiz I found, thanks to Poppy, that looked kinda interesting, and, as you'll see if you know me, is pretty close. So here are the results:

 

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