KEITH OLSEN: HUMCO SHERIFF’S REPORT The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a suspicious missing person case near Humboldt County. Family members reported 74 year old Keith Olsen missing on Nov. 15 after he did not arrive as scheduled in Seattle, WA. Olsen left Yuma, AZ on Nov. 12. Olsen talked to family members on Nov. […]
History should now fuel the hindsight needed to correct our habitual ways. I refer to the consequences of exposed electrical wires (fire and weather damage) and ongoing maintenance required due to fire, weathering and weather phenomena.
In short, democracy is everywhere and always a wager that enough people would know enough and care enough and be wise enough to participate honorably and well in the conduct of the public business. The only sure foundation of democracy is a well-educated and well-informed citizenry that is tolerant of differences, good hearted, merciful, and farsighted.
This was my third COP, and despite a challenging schedule of events, I leave Bonn-Fiji more jaded than when I returned from its Parisian predecessor. I was certainly uneasy with the euphoria surrounding the Paris Agreement, but I could also see its potential for catalysing a transformation in global responses to climate change. Two years on and Bonn-Fiji sig […]
Big changes are underway in Gdansk, Poland today. Since July 2016, some of the city’s most vexing problems have been dealt with calmly – even enjoyably — by a changing, randomly-selected “citizens assembly” made up of approximately 60 ordinary city dwellers, who are brought together and given the authority to take action.
[Feel free to submit a question for this column, addressing it at massimo at howtobeastoic dot org.] C. wrote: I have recently learned that my wife committed adultery and I am having trouble figuring out how to proceed. I have... Read More ›
Seneca begins his twentieth letter to his friend Lucilius by asking him to prove his words by way of his actions, testing his progress as a student of Stoicism by in terms of what he does, rather than merely what... Read More ›