Monthly Archives: August 2008

Do we need the social sciences?

There is something peculiar about the way industrialized nations are responding to the pressures of global environmental threats. On one hand, there appears to be a growing recognition, throughout business, political, educational and governmental sectors to address head-on the human dimensions of these threats. This means attending to the psychological, social, spiritual and cultural factors … Read more…

The eco-advantages of crafts

The eco-advantages of crafts

Nearly all of us have an object at home whose sentimental value far outweighs its worth in cold hard cash. And despite what some may say, savouring your precious object doesn’t make you Gollum from Lord of the Rings! I think it is a really valuable characteristic; one that will help us all to make … Read more…