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| "The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all peoples a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the human family and the larger living world. It is an expression of hope and a call to help create a global partnership at a critical juncture in history
" | SUMMARY OF PRINCIPLES in a pdf file format
| Author Eric Hunting, in order to deal more effctively with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
[MPS] began "...documenting a personal quest for non-toxic housing
" | And read what Mr. Hunting THINKS ABOUT THE FUTURE
| James Watt, Ronald Reagan's Secretary of Interior was once quoted as saying "We don't have to protect the environment, The Second Coming is at hand.
" | For better or worse he's not the only person who thinks this way | Some are planning for a future only the most intrepid would care to imagine | Find out more
| AND READ ABOUT Converting a missile silo into a home
Affirmative Action Talks at T-Nation
| Power-lifting and body-building sites aren't just about brawn | Kevin Kovach started a lively thread only today with the following comment:
"...I guess from my perspective there are many things wrong with affermative action, but most of the detractors that I personally know are closet or full fledged racists
." ... then invited responses | He got them | READ The Whole Discussion Thread
Kevin Sites' Weblog
| The cameraman who ~ last November ~ shot the video of the U.S.
Marine shooting an unarmed Iraqi in a mosque has written a blog entry on the controversy. Worth a read. The most important part is right at the end.
"So here, ultimately, is how it all plays out: when the Iraqi man in the mosque posed a threat, he was your enemy; when he was subdued he was your responsibility; when he was killed in front of my eyes and my camera -- the story of his death became my responsibility.
" | READ KEVIN'S PERSPECTIVE on that controversy
| SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The owner of the state's largest deer preserve pleaded guilty today to violating a federal wildlife law for allowing hunters to illegally kill animals on the property | Russell G. Bellar of Peru pleaded guilty to three counts of a 38-count indictment filed in July by a federal grand jury. FULL STORY