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Concerning Terence McKenna’s “Stoned Apes”

In 1992, a new book, Food of the Gods, opened my eyes to TM's theorizing from his experiences tripping, including "stoned
apes," his now famous — or infamous — "theory"
of how psilocybin mushrooms, eaten by ancestral hominids in Africa, catalyzed
the evolution of Homo sapiens.

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Biofuels and the Rise of Nationalistic Environmentalism

Democracy as we know it will soon fall at the feet of a
nationalistic environmentalism, a movement that may include the destruction of
the global poor among its methods of achieving "sustainability." If
the current rate of biofuels expansion continues, ethanol plants will be
using almost all of the U.S. corn crop within 5-7 years.

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Earth Councils Emerge

The Utne Institute inspires a movement to create local councils of elders and youth to address social and environmental concerns.

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Stand Up For Your Food

On Saturday March 26 rallies will be held in 20 states to fight for the right to know about what Monsanto is doing to your food. 

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Food and Global Warming: The Silent Treatment

I learned three things on my first trip to
Nashville, Tennessee: there is an entire museum devoted to Cooter
from the Duke's of Hazzard, don't
order the sushi, and number three, the meat industry is unfazed by public concern about the
livestock sector's impact on global warming

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Welcome to this Situation: Notes on Being an Artwork

[Terra Nova] • In October I received a strange invitation to be part of an artwork at a prestigious midtown New York gallery by Tino Sehgal, an artist who has said, "We have too much stuff, I don't want to make any more." So he creates "situations."