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Book Reflection: Folks, This Ain’t Normal by Joel Salatin (Part I)

Part I Caution: "Folks, This Ain't Normal" is a thought-provoker. If you are not intellectually qualified to discern fact from ideology and integrate that information into your brain without barfing it out because it challenges conceptions made from incomplete knowledge or pre-existing ideological leanings, you will likely flounder in this book. This is a playful … Continue reading Book Reflection: Folks, This Ain’t Normal by Joel Salatin (Part I)

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Book Reflection: Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David Montgomery (Part II)

Book Review Part I here. Conveniently for me, I had finished Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David Montgomery, a professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, shortly before The New York Times published a relevant article, "Farmers Put Down the Plow for More Productive Soil". This article on modern no-till farming … Continue reading Book Reflection: Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David Montgomery (Part II)

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Film Reflection: Blackfish by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

There have been a lot of tears and hollering over the documentary, Blackfish. People argue about it at school, on Facebook and who knows where else I have heard about it. As elusive as mainstream anything can be to me, I thought I should invest in learning about this new uproar. Turns out, some arguments … Continue reading Film Reflection: Blackfish by Gabriela Cowperthwaite