Are we all being knocked off course?

Three pictures, three stories –  are there connections?

 It's electric: Peter Terren shoots 500,000 volts of electricity down his body as he sits in the pose of Rodin's 'Thinker'

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Who Killed the Honeybee? – BBC Four

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Honey bees are the No. 1 insect pollinator on the planet, responsible for pollinating one-third of the fruits, nuts and vegetables that we eat – over 90 crops in total, including apples, berries, cucumbers, nuts, cabbages and even cotton. Recently, they’ve been dying in their millions. An ecological crisis threatening the end of global agriculture. Martha Kearney tries to separate reasons from rumours in the hunt for the cause behind the decline of bee colonies across the globe.

Empty hives have been reported from as far afield as Taipei and Tennessee. In England, beekeepers have called for government funded research into what they say is potentially a bigger threat to humanity than the current financial crisis.

Investigating the problem from a global perspective, the programme travels from the farm belt of California to the flatlands of East Anglia to the outback of Australia. They talk to the beekeepers whose livelihoods are threatened by colony collapse disorder (CCD), the scientists entrusted with solving the problem and the Australian beekeepers who are making a fortune replacing the planet’s dying bees. They also look at some of the possible reasons for the declining numbers – is it down to a bee plague, pesticides and malnutrition, or is the answer something even more frightening, such as mobile phone radiation, Bt crops (genetically modified to control insects), or the stress of hives being used as mobile pollination machines?

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Author: Roger - Dr Roger Prentice

Now I write, teach and coach mainly self-understanding. At advanced levels About 21stC 'interfaith as inter-spirituality' - and how we can grow closer to our True Self. In the past I : . 1) I ran courses and give talks at conferences and in universities and colleges in the UK, China, USA, Canada, Scandinavia etc. . 2) I provided materials, outlines and lessons for Schools. . 3) My range of interests include personal development, learning and teaching, photography and film, the arts generally, spirituality and educational practice and theory. . 4) At the same time I continue developing the human-centred studies SunWALK PDS (People Development System) - a whole-person, high-achievement model for individuals, and for use in, NGOs, schools and other organizations. . 5) The key question that continues to animate me and my work remains, "What is it to be fully and positively human?" . Contact me via onesummit AT gmail DOT com (replace At with@ etc.). . All good wishes Roger (Dr Roger Prentice) . For those interested; My first degree is in English and Education. My masters is in Adult and Community Education. My doctorate presented a new holistic meta-model of education called SunWALK.

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