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What is Sustainability? (04.02.2010)
Written by Randy Bisenz  

As the general population becomes more aware of our environmental challenges and the emerging energy crisis certain words have become popular in the media.  Not too many years ago words like sustainable, green or renewable would bring snickers from people who thought the environmental movement and search for alternative energy sources were just hoaxes perpetuated by those with purely political agendas.  Not anymore.  Just about everywhere you look in media and advertising people are talking green and sustainability.

One unfortunate side effect of having meaningful words become marketing buzzwords is that what these words mean and represent is often lost in a barrage of advertising and shallow quasi-news reporting.

The words sustainable and sustainability are powerful words with meaning that reveals great wisdom for the future of humankind.  It is important that we preserve the power of these words to help us understand what we must do to provide a high quality of life in the years ahead.  It would be tragic to be seduced by the spin doctors that because we put a green or sustainable label on something that we are properly addressing our long-term challenges.

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Healing with Sports Challenges (06.20.2008)
Written by Bright Future Staff  

Problem:  Recovering from battlefield wounds is a long and arduous struggle for many GIís injured in the line of duty.

Solution:  Holistic treatment of the mind, body and spirit of wounded soldigers speeds recovery.  Having the recovering soldier involved with outdoor sports boosts spirits and recovery rates.

Healing War's Wounds
By Karen Breslau

The Pentagon is testing a new approach to mending the growing number of severely injured soldiers: extreme sports. A ride on the rugged road to recovery.

"Hey, have any of y'all seen the crocodile that got my arm?" U.S. Army Maj. Anthony Smith hoists his prosthetic hook, tied to a paddle, as he floats down Idaho's Salmon River in a large blue raft, manned by a cackling crew of fellow amputees. Momentarily rattled, a group of rafters resting onshore stare as Smith's boat glides by, before someone on the beach points down the rapids and yells, "He went that-a-way." Smith, digging his paddle back into the water, growls with mock pirate glee. "You should see what happens when I'm in a restaurant and I say to the waitress 'Can you give me a hand?'"


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