Sarah Conly is an associate professor of philosophy at Bowdoin College. And here I come as dusk gathers, stoned on mushroom dust, half convinced that these hundreds of fireflies arise from my own consciousness--Where have they been all these years?
As children and as adults, we are routinely taught that success can be measured through consumption, and that the brands and products we buy reveal some truth about who we are as people.
The job of government is not just to give present citizens anything they may want, but to pave the way for a prosperous, stable society for future citizens.
Calls for a transformation of the global industrial food system have grown over the last decade as it has become increasingly clear that sustainable food systems are the only way to achieve food security in a world of 9 billion people.
In most green circles now, sooner or later, the conversation comes round to the same question: Leary sense of the term. Without this dance of masks, nothing will be created. In fact, it is a very old one; it is One planet one future essay a variant on the old Wellsian techno-optimism that has been promising us cornucopia for over a century.
I saw the lines of cause and effect, if you will, even though it seems that I access probability arrays or probability fields as the sources of this information.
It applied more widely to social and economic life. To support the achievement of this fundamental aim, Home Economics integrates knowledge, problem solving, and practical skills for everyday life with an emphasis on taking decisive action to enhance the overall health and well-being of learners.
That does not mean that only business can generate solutions, but rather that the powers of innovation, production, and distribution that business possesses must play an essential role in making the necessary changes in our lifestyles.
Any kind of one-child policy will be unattractive, but the alternative looks to be worse. Engaging students in the actual creation and co-creation of works of art has great potential as a tool for sustainability education. We can effectively do what we like, and we should.
Criticism becomes direct action in an anarchist context. It is clear that peoples of all walks of life are listening to these teachings, decolonizing their minds, and preparing to learn anew to create the New People for a green future.
There are plenty of people who think they know the answer to that question. This shift is critical. Nature, he says, is more resilient than fragile; science proves it. I have a tendency toward sentimentality around these issues, so I appreciate his discipline.
As complex societal and ecological challenges increasingly jeopardize the future of the planet, people everywhere will need to develop applicable life skills, appropriate competencies in specific domains, and improved critical and reflective capabilities.
It became evident that the UFO and free energy issues were conjoined. This is a metaphor. It is more cumbersome, more dangerous, no faster, and far less pleasant to use than the tool it replaced.
Eros, the wild one who tames, is the door through which the artist returns to Chaos, the One, and then re-returns, comes back again, bearing one of the patterns of beauty. Does the right to religious freedom mean we have a right to do whatever our religious doctrines dictate?
In fact, they are at least half right. The critical thinking skills that young people develop through sexuality education will enable them to make informed decisions about some of the most intimate aspects of their being: Time is equated with money.
But the saner members, who may now be a majority of that global cabalfavor the dissemination of those sequestered technologies. They are right to say that a world of 9 billion people all seeking the status of middle-class consumers cannot be sustained by vernacular approaches.
The best place, to me, was the largest remnant of this plateau that dates from the Tertiary age. A soft answer turneth away wrath.
This is clearly a metaphor.
Our economy only works as well as it does now because we are borrowing from the future, using up resources at an unsustainable rate. We are reaching peak extraction rates but, more importantly, we have already discovered all of the easily acquired hydrocarbons. The meaning is self-evident, I believe.
We march backwards into the future. It hacks through the grass instead of slicing it cleanly like a scythe blade. The neo-environmentalists, needless to say, have no time for this kind of fluff. In the Holographic Age there is the realization of synergy and "connectedness" -how everything reflects and effects everything else.COMMUNIQUE #3 Haymarket Issue "I NEED ONLY MENTION in passing that there is a curious reappearance of the Catfish tradition in the popular Godzilla cycle of films which arose after the nuclear chaos unleashed upon Japan.
Plague, famine, heat no human can survive. What scientists, when they’re not being cautious, fear climate change could do to our future. In one sense the critics are right: suburbs are a place apart. People who live close to the heart of buzzing cities can feel themselves part of a great project.
Leon's Planet on the web since Learn about the history of Leon's Planet. Please Support Leon's Planet. (This is a work of love, not commercial. We are now just past what I referred to as "the next decade" (in the original paper) wherein so much was/continues to be determined about how - and how soon - we begin this next age - or if we do - before the planet (otherwise) overhauls itself.
Paul Kingsnorth is a writer and poet living in Cumbria, England. He is the author of several books, including the poetry collection Kidland and his fictional debut The Wake, winner of the Gordon Burn Prize and the Bookseller Book of the Year Award.
Kingsnorth is the cofounder and director of the Dark Mountain Project, a network of writers, artists, and thinkers.Download