Category Archives: futurism

Food Security: Nine principles that promote it

Food Security: Nine principles that promote it A very interesting article in Grist by Dr. Vandana Shiva about the food security of the world and the forces that control it was followed by a revealing exchange of comments between a … Continue reading

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The Romantic Protagonist of the 21st Century

  By Rhea Harmsen The romantic protagonist of the 21st century is struggling with isolation, social anxiety and moral angst. He or she swings between manic optimism and hope on the one hand, and the chronic, debilitating questioning of meaning … Continue reading

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Facebook or Big Brother?

I am perplexed. I am agrieved. Actually, I am hurt. I’m not going to milk the theme. I have tons of others things I would greatly prefer to be blogging about. I’ll tell it to you plain and simple. I … Continue reading

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Language of the Spirit – Selected Poems by Rhea Harmsen is now available.

In preparation for the release of a new poetry collection (Children of the Half Light) I am liquidating my last 30 copies of my first booklet, Language of the Spirit. LANGUAGE OF THE SPIRIT is a 68 page collection of … Continue reading

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Dr. Vandana Shiva: Occupy our food supply!

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Occupy our food supply! Very interesting article in about the food security of the world and the forces that control it. I am re-posting it here in honor of women’s history month and the involvement of women … Continue reading

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Futurism, I love it. Here’s another victory for direct publishing.

It often amazes me to reflect on the future. It used to overwhelm me to think of how I could keep up with the technological explosion. My kids were always ahead of me, my husband was having to take me … Continue reading

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