Archive for July, 2010

So How Do We Measure Quality of Life????

Posted by Bob Stilger on July 30, 2010

I’ve kept a copy of some pages of the International Herald Tribune from my visit to Japan a couple of months ago. The article, on May 16, 2010, was titled: Challenging the king of economic statistics. The article described the sacred cow of GDP, I’ll just quote a bit of it: High-G.D.P. Man has a Read full post

Is Avatar a New Story?

Posted by Lynnaea Lumbard on July 18, 2010

I recently saw James Cameron’s new film Avatar in I-MAX 3-D. It’s an intense experience, if for nothing else than being on an alien planet during a war for 2 hours and 45 minutes. Beyond luxuriating in the fantastical images, I came away with a lot of questions, uppermost being: Is Avatar telling a new Read full post