A space for conversations in a time of global disruption
If you don’t like any of this, but you know you can’t stop it, where does it leave you? The answer is that it leaves you with an obligation to be honest about where you are in history’s great cycle, and what you have the power to do and what you don’t.
Thanks to Dave Piaz who posted a larger quotation from Paul Kingsnorth.
I think that being honest also involves, as jim has suggested in his comments being present and observing both what is happening and our own…Continue
I look around me and I see the majority of people living as if this life is all there is and all there ever will be. What I mean by this is that they do not appear to give a thought to how their behaviour impacts the environment or to how things are already changing and will continue to change. Every extreme weather event or crop failure is 'an anomaly' to be coped with but otherwise ignored. People continue to have children - the ultimate triumph of hope over knowledge. I can confidently…Continue