Category Archives: Altruism

Lines for the Summer Solstice, 2015

Jon Quitslund Lines for the Summer Solstice, 2015 The sun stands still, Our heads are spinning; We’re in the middle of a long emergency. O father sun, enlighten us. The human heart is a dark place, The human world, the … Continue reading

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Bainbridge Island’s Green Power Challenge

Jon Quitslund How much of the electricity used in your home comes from ‘green’ sources? A fair number of households on Bainbridge are now equipped with solar panels, generating for themselves some, if not all, of the power they use.  … Continue reading

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Is Altruism Sustainable?

Jon Quitslund “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.” (Prov. 6:6) “Kin and Kind,” an article by Jonah Lehrer in The New Yorker for March 5, set me thinking about the contest in our culture … Continue reading

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