Views from a Ridge

Cynthia B. Astle

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    Now is the Time

    We are truly living through an apocalyptic time, not because of the catastrophes that have overtaken us, but because this series of disasters has uncovered the spiritual corruption at the heart of American society. Read more


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    Roe v. Wade Saved My Life

    The right to have a medically recommended abortion, guaranted by the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, saved Cynthia B. Astle's life. Read more


Notable Quotes

Prominent climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe will be the keynote speaker at the Green Team Summit Sept. 11. (UM Insight Screengrab)“A key hallmark of someone who's dismissive (about the climate crisis) is they literally will not and cannot listen. I don't think it's possible barring a miracle to have a positive, constructive conversation with somebody who won't listen. With everybody else, there is a secret to a positive conversation. And that secret is to begin with something you agree on, rather than something you disagree on.”

– Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe, quoted on website VTDigger.