Creativity


Alone in space & Waterlife

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead SCI-FI MOVIES have become increasingly indistinguishable from standard action movies, with their big bangs, superheroes and battles with hostile aliens or murderous machines. Moon, out…

Turner’s notes

by Bob Turner MUSIC IS not only an international language; it may be the most powerful form of language because of inherent intense emotional possibilities, which can be manipulated by…

Countdown to Copenhagen

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead BEFORE THE economic levees burst, letting loose a wave of bank failures and bailouts, it seemed like the future of the planet was actually…

Giving peace a chance

Recorded June 1st, 1969 – 40th Anniversary by Donald Tarlton, concert promoter, Montreal     PEOPLE GOT into the bed-in for dozens of reasons. I got in because I was…

Soul force at work

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead IN THE 2004 feature documentary Scared Sacred(www.nfb.ca/film/scared_sacred), activist filmmaker Velcrow Ripper went to what he called the “ground zeroes” of the planet – post 9/11…

Framing the Earth

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead APRIL 22 is Earth Day, and has been since 1970, when a bunch of Harvard graduates organized a grass roots teach-in on the environment….

The rebellion of the tools

Techno-Darwinism, cyber addiction and natural play by Geoff Olson I like to play indoors better ‘cause that’s where all the electric outlets are. – A fourth grader in San Diego, …