A space for conversations in a time of global disruption
I know human beings have survived quite a long time through many challenging climates, however it seems we may be on track to obliterate ourselves and most more advanced species (i.e. perhaps not the algae, bacteria...). I know the jury is out on that, and it won't happen within the remaining 30-40 years of my life, although much will undoubtedly happen in that time frame, but I care about life beyond my own.…
Changing culture rather than undoing civilization.
As I thought about what to write for my honors thesis, trying to give expression to my horror at the unfolding drama of climate change and virulent denial, on top of unregenerate geopolitical maneuvering, by war, public deception and mayhem, by existing and future imperial powers, it occurred to me that the cultural change required for human survival is a fundamental shift from material or physical objectives to metaphysical…Continue
Added by Des Carne on December 31, 2011 at 14:22 — No Comments