“Finally, I don’t understand humans. We line up and make a lot of noise about big environmental problems like incinerators, waste dumps, acid rain, global warming and pollution. But we don’t understand that when we add up all the tiny environmental problems each of us creates, we end up with those big environmental dilemmas.”
Joseph Jenkins

The Humanure Handbook

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Your brain does not process information

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“The human brain isn’t really empty, of course. But it does not contain most of the things people think it does – not even simple things such as ‘memories’. … Our shoddy thinking about the brain has deep historical roots, but the invention of computers in the 1940s got us especially confused. For more than […]

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