Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Aquinas’

Getting Our Kids Ready for the Competition: "Squaring" Reality with Pi

There are a lot of circles not only in our man-made world but also in the natural world, like the eye of the egret or the ball of the sun. When it’s important to compute the area of the circle, there’s the old Euclidean “Pi” formula, “Circle Area = Pi times the radius of the […]


Knowledge Workers and Yahweh’s Patents

In 1993, management guru Peter Drucker wrote the Post-Capitalist Society. Every few decades, Drucker wrote, society “rearranges itself.” The transformation-in-progress Drucker identified, the creation of a “post-capitalist society,” was the subject of his book. He wasn’t prepared to make a final prediction about what the post-capitalist society would be like, but: The basic economic resource […]


Disappearing Florida – Sunrise or Sunset?

There’s something special about our island, Tierra Verde, on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Living here is like being on a perpetual vacation in one of Gaia’s most beautiful places. Centuries ago, when native Americans settled this part of the globe, and the seas were much lower (about 120 meters lower – see our blog Abrupt Change […]