As Covid19 ramps up the stresses on our societies we are seeing a range of responses to that stress.
One prominent stress response is the ramping up of conspiracy theories about the origins of the virus; it’s a creation by the Chinese, it’s caused by 5G, it’s a hoax to allow more government control. Continue reading “A lack of trust in society fuels conspiracy theories… and how to change that”
An ethical dilemma of our time is – is it ok to eat meat or should we go vegetarian or even vegan?
I am a vegetarian, bordering on vegan. The people that I argue with over this issue almost always take the line that it’s natural for us and part of our biological heritage to include meat in our diets. They then often go on to justify their position further by saying that if we didn’t eat animals then all those millions of cows, pigs, sheep and chickens wouldn’t exist at all and so surely it’s better that they live their lives, even if those lives are not great, and that we eat them. Continue reading “Should humanity go vegan?”