Scottish Independence: Status Quo (Whatever You Want)

“Should Scotland be an independent country?” On the 18th of September people living in Scotland will have the opportunity at the ballot box to answer Yes or No. Since the date of the referendum was announced the onus has been on independence enthusiasts to bring forward arguments in support of their cause, and they have…

Don’t Panic – The Truth About Population. Professor Hans Rosling telling us how it actually is. Entertaining and inspiring. Please share this far and wide.

Another great video from RSA Animate in which Roman Krznaric argues the case for empathy as a force to make the world a better place for all of us. I love his ideas for exhibits in the museum of empathy.

Here’s an illuminating post from Andy Wightman on media reports of booming prices for farmland. The detail is worth reading as it exposes the “news” as nothing more than market-boosting propaganda by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, whose members live off fees from property sales. A call to journalists: if you’re too lazy/incompetent to…

If you’re interested in people and place, and how they conspire with time to build human history, have a read of this piece at fifepsychogeography.com. Wonderful stuff.