Category Archives: Religion & Spirituality

Traditionally religion –along with Philosophy –was the human sphere of activity that focused on values and belief systems. The values of Earth Ethics is not a religion but compliments some religious and spiritual values while antagonizing others.

Claes Nobel: Celebrate Malala’s spirit of youth

Claes Nobel: Celebrate Malala’s Spirit of Youth USA Today December 10, 2014 Jan. 3, 2009, was a historic date for young people worldwide. It was the day that 11-year-old Malala Yousafzai’s first BBC blog post was published, under a pseudonym, … Continue reading

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The Christian Impulse to Heal

  The Christian Impulse to Heal by Marcus Nobel September 28, 2014 Not long ago I had an unfortunate incident. Literally, out of the blue I became blind in my right eye. I had a retinal detachment. I knew it … Continue reading

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World Peace One – Music Peace Earth Ethics

By Marcus Nobel United Earth December 26, 2012 On Thursday, December 20th, 2012, the day before the widely publicized Mayan Apocalypse was to take place, a subtle but very significant shift from a world of war and conflict to world … Continue reading

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Does seeing Earth from space alter your perspective?

By David Wogan Scientific American December 9, 2012 Does seeing Earth from Space alter your perspective? Whenever I watch videos of Earth from space I’m struck by how thin the atmosphere is. Seen from above, our atmosphere is nothing more … Continue reading

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Designing Peace Through Transportation — The Context of Rio+20

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Feb 2, 2012 Forum on Peace through Transportation A Joint Project of the WPI (Wholistic Peace Institute) and KOTI (Korea Transport Institute) So what exactly does Peace have to do with transportation?  (Fights on the Max … Continue reading

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Green Solutions lead to “Peace” in the Middle East — Students lead the way

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Jan 7, 2012 One of the main premises of Earth Ethics is that we need a new set of “values” to deal with our current set of problems… and some of these problems are ancient. Recently … Continue reading

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RIO+20: Toward a new green economy—or a green-washed old economy?

By JIM THOMAS grist.org 24 MAR 2011 I’ve got good news and bad news about the future of the planet. Good news first. Next year, a honking big global Earth Summit is coming our way — one with a proud … Continue reading

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US hog farm pollution threatens human health and the environment

By John McCabe thescavenger.net 14 August 2011 When pigs live in a natural, wild environment they walk and explore many miles a day, and sleep with other pigs in a bed of twigs and/or grass. They are clean, smart, and … Continue reading

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World Population to Top 9 Billion by 2050, 49% Growth from Africa

By Staff International Business Times July 29, 2011 The global population is expected to top seven billion in 2011. By 2050, it’s expected to exceed nine billion. By 2100, it’s expected to rise to 10 billion. The figures were cited … Continue reading

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The Environmental Consequences of Religious Scientism

By Robert J. Cabin huffingtonpost.com 7/22/11 “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” –Albert Einstein In my previous blog I introduced the problem of scientism — the religious-like belief that science is … Continue reading

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