An historical primer on Krampus, the spirit of Yule Misrule, and some Krampus goodies. [...]
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection. These are the times when maps fade, old landmarks crumble and direction is lost. Forwards is backwards now, so we glance sideways at the strange lands through which we are all passing, knowing for certain only that our destination has disappeared. We are unready to meet these times, but we proceed nonetheless, adapting as we wander, reshaping the Earth with every tread. Behind us we have left the old times, the standard times, the high times. Welcome to the irregular times.
What should a serious peace activist do to observe Peace Day this year? [...]
Number of members of the House signed on in support of an official congressional resolution declaring “the importance of the symbols and traditions of Christmas” and supporting the insertion of references to Christmas everywhere as a way to “protect the sanctity” of a day “to celebrate of the birth of Christ” : 67.
Number of [...]
Today is Internernational Hand Washing Day… or was that International Hand Wringing Day?
Are any of you out there truly worried about the swine flu?
First, try to reduce or eliminate your use of a car that day. Second, consider what local, state and federal government actions could take place to make it easier for you to live without using a car every day – and take a step to support those actions. [...]
The more girls are educated, the more they delay becoming mothers, and that helps to slow population growth without having to engage in any controversial sort of discussion of birth control or abortion. That’s why World Population Day posters for this year don’t even mention population. [...]
In spite of the growing ocean ecological crisis, the U.S. federal government is spending a smaller portion of its budget on ocean programs than it did four decades ago. [...]
Take a look at The Ocean Project to see if any World Oceans Day activities are planned near you. [...]
A clue to the people at National History Day: If you want people to learn history, first you need to make clear the distinction between the basic units of time. [...]
Colgate University in Hamilton, New York will be dedicating a path as the Darwin Thinking Path, encouraging students to follow Darwin’s habit of walking to think. [...]
One way to respond to Rick Warren’s role in the Inauguration is to participate in this year’s 200th birthday anniversary celebrations of Darwin Day. [...]
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