All posts tagged reflections

Recycling: The Evil Illusion

Posted on June 30, 2016 at 3:19pm by russs.net Comments Off
Recycling:  The Evil Illusion

Yes, “Evil” is a strong word– especially for an activity that most of the world thinks of as “Good”. However, after several years of working closely with waste I have come to have serious doubts about Recycling’s benevolence. There is a dark reality lurking behind it that we ignore at our peril.

Remember Sauroman from the Lord of the Rings? Also […]

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Posted on January 8, 2015 at 4:32am by russs.net Comments Off
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The Problem is the Solution

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 11:42am by russs.net Comments Off
The Problem is the Solution

I live in one of the poorest parts of the world.  It is beset by the “problems” of poverty, overpopulation, corporate exploitation and pollution.  The circumstances here are the same for the majority of people on the planet– be they in Africa, South America or one of the many urban slums on the planet.

As an artist I have discovered that […]

A Better Way…

Posted on September 20, 2012 at 7:03pm by russs.net Comments Off

What’s the best way to make Good stuff happen?  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about this lately.

Back when I was in university, my mentor, the campus Chaplin, would look over my weekly articles for the university newspaper.  I loved to tackle controversial religious and moral topics:  homosexuality and Christians, Muslims and violence, sex and ethics.  My intention with […]

It’s been a long time…

Posted on August 14, 2012 at 9:36pm by Russell Maier Comments Off
It’s been a long time…

It’s been a long  time since I last made blogging a part of my life.

As you may be able to tell by the over 500 blogs that I have posted in the last few years, I love writing, expressing, and sharing my creations.  Blogging is not only an essential part of my art practice– sharing my work, but also therapeutic.  […]