Neil Stevenson

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To deal with climate change we need a new financial system

Abolishing debt-based currency isn’t a new idea, but it could hold the secret to ending our economies’ environmentally damaging addiction to growth<p>When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our …

Great Depression

Before Capitalism, Medieval Peasants Got More Vacation Time Than You. Here's Why.

<i>By Lynn Parramore</i><p>Life for the medieval peasant was certainly no picnic. His life was shadowed by fear of famine, disease and bursts of warfare. His …

Would You Spend $60,000 on a Road Trip?

When you think about a family road trip, it's usually images of camping, roadside diners and a tightly packed car that come to mind. Spa treatments, …

National Parks

The Science of How Our Minds and Our Bodies Converge in the Healing of Trauma

“When our senses become muffled, we no longer feel fully alive… If you have a comfortable connection with your inner sensations … you will feel in charge of your body, your feelings, and your self.”<p><i>“A purely disembodied human emotion is a nonentity,”</i> William James asserted in his revolutionary 1884 …

Brexit or Bremain? Readers share the one argument that made up their mind

To stay or not to stay, that is the question. Here, people talk about the big issue that has swayed them on which way to vote in the EU referendum later this month<p>There’s now less than a month to go before the EU referendum, buthave you made up your mind on how to vote?<p>It’s understandable if you’re …

United Kingdom

Suppressing traumatic memories can cause amnesia, research suggests

Suppressing bad memories from the past can block memory formation in the here and now, research suggests.<p>The study could help to explain why those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological conditions often experience difficulty in remembering recent events, …

The Brain