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by EMJ
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: ‘I give away half to three-quarters of my income every year’
Replies: 19
Views: 1050

‘I give away half to three-quarters of my income every year’

"Allan Saldanha, 41, on how he achieved financial security and now hopes to help save lives I plan to donate at least 75% of my income for the remainder of my career. As long as the kids are provided for, I intend to give away most of my savings and my investments. Even if I do have financial securi...
by EMJ
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: CitySteading™️
Replies: 53
Views: 5084

Re: CitySteading™️

Sustainability expert Michael Mobbs: I’m leaving the city to prep for the apocalypse The man who wrote the book on living off-grid in the city plans to retreat to a rural bolthole, saying eco-friendly progress has not kept pace with the speed of climate collapse https://www.theguardian.com/environme...
by EMJ
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Housing Questions
Topic: Tiny House/Small House Resources
Replies: 144
Views: 43329

Re: Tiny House/Small House Resources

Build a conduit geodesic dome
Why a dome?
Once a geodesic dome advocate, Lloyd Kahn now favours hand-built, simple homes
https://aeon.co/videos/once-a-geodesic- ... mple-homes
by EMJ
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: Crazylemon's Journal
Replies: 88
Views: 30319

Re: Crazylemon's Journal

So sorry to hear about your brother.
by EMJ
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: ffj's early retirement
Replies: 742
Views: 139443

Re: ffj's early retirement

What The Inventories Of Various Emergency Services Look Like Over The World
https://www.boredpanda.com/tetris-chall ... gn=organic
by EMJ
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Friends & Family Questions
Topic: Finding activities with alzheimers dad
Replies: 7
Views: 1022

Re: Finding activities with alzheimers dad

Sorting buttons (buy by the bag in thrift store) and cheap jewelry. Also stuffed animals, puzzles and kids books.
by EMJ
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: Ruined by Design / sample chapter
Replies: 9
Views: 1045

Ruined by Design / sample chapter

Once Uber’s goal moved from providing a car-sharing service to using a car-sharing service to make themselves and their investors rich, the delicate balance between drivers, riders, and Uber was destroyed. Only one of those parties was going to benefit from Uber’s future success. There’s nothing wro...
by EMJ
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: A retirement in prison
Replies: 29
Views: 6912

Re: A retirement in prison

In April 2018, a blind man with one foot robbed a bank in Austin, Texas. This is a heist story—but unlike any you’ve ever read.

https://magazine.atavist.com/the-desper ... stin-texas
by EMJ
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: The End of Economic Growth Is Inevitable. Let’s Plan for It.
Replies: 88
Views: 13259

The End of Economic Growth Is Inevitable. Let’s Plan for It.

So how do we stop growth without making life miserable — and maybe even making it better?

https://undark.org/2019/01/15/economic-growth/
by EMJ
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Zero Wasters?
Replies: 51
Views: 7260

Re: Zero Wasters?

Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Refuse even buying or using is primary. Recycle is last because its easiest, but also least important.
by EMJ
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: What's the best option for sleeping warm in winter? A sleeping bag?
Replies: 25
Views: 3279

Re: What's the best option for sleeping warm in winter? A sleeping bag?

What ever you get, make sure you can wash and dry it easily.
by EMJ
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Should everyone be allowed to vote?
Replies: 80
Views: 8192

Re: Should everyone be allowed to vote?

Perhaps having to earn that status by being able qualify as a citizen (passing the civics test, no felonies, no arrest record, all taxes paid, ...) and then repeating/renewing the qualification every 10 years, like at age 20, 30, 40, .... So even people arrested and not charged with anything would ...
by EMJ
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Bundy Ranch Standoff
Replies: 204
Views: 34268

Re: Bundy Ranch Standoff

Conservation Burial As an alternative to conventional burial and cremation, conservation burial conserves the beauty and open space of our rural lands through a return to natural burial methods. It bears no resemblance to a conventional cemetery site; instead, it is a sanctuary of natural beauty. Pr...
by EMJ
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: Nea analysis suggests Milgram realized the "obedience exeriments" were not really dangerous
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Nea analysis suggests Milgram realized the "obedience exeriments" were not really dangerous

Now Matthew Hollander at the University of Wisconsin, and Jason Turowetz at the University of Siegen, have conducted the first in-depth analysis of the interviews that many of the participants gave immediately after taking part in the now infamous research. The new findings, published in the Britis...
by EMJ
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Permaculture Design Courses
Replies: 7
Views: 1097

Re: Permaculture Design Courses

I've signed up the this course at Oregon State University:
Learn Permaculture Design Online for Free
http://open.oregonstate.edu/courses/permaculture/
by EMJ
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Christmas Tree?
Replies: 18
Views: 1919

Re: Christmas Tree?

A handful of branches in a vase.
by EMJ
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: Growing Food for $0
Replies: 17
Views: 2308

Re: Growing Food for $0

Get to know some local gardeners - all gardening depends on local conditions. The best way to garden on one area is going to fail in another. Watering, raised beds or not, varieties to grow, when to plant, what to plant - all vary immensely. Often gardeners will share surplus plants, seeds, supplies...
by EMJ
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Combining ERE with masculine energy
Replies: 43
Views: 6801

Re: Combining ERE with masculine energy

As a woman I wouldn't be interested dating anyone who says women are emotional beings. While the following would all be perfectly fine with me. - Having no car - Wearing 2nd hand clothes with or without regard to fashion - Lacking ambition in current job or life in general - Being skimpy with money ...