Every so often a culture undergoes a radical re-assessment of its primary operating assumptions. It happens rarely and slowly, because such re-imaginings are considered highly dangerous and disruptive. At their most disruptive they can alter reality, which, according to Bill Vitek, is precisely what ecospherism has done.
September 2, 20180/
Marcus Eriksen and his friends understand the damage that can be done by plastics far better than the rest of us. But they also know that simply informing us will do little to change our behavior. If we are to be redirected away from our suicidal behavior, we must be grasped by images.
October 12, 20170/
It’s a unique opportunity to engage directly with a busload of diverse, creative, interesting and motivated people to actually make a dent in the universe.
Plus, it’ll be a blast.
June 26, 20170/
“Very few regrets, I thought, except this one: that we had not done justice to this huge, overshadowing, overwhelming issue of…Climate Change.” — Alan Rusbridger, Guardian
August 3, 20150/
Despite these difficulties, most logicians continue to identify the proposition as a linguistic entity and to assume that the language can be settled in such a way that the statement is either true or false. Whitehead makes a different move. For him, the proposition is not a linguistic element. It is a relation in the real world between some entity, usually a society of some kind, and a pure potential or abstract possibility on the other.
January 8, 20150/
Does hard-fought justice at the individual level help lay the groundwork for LGBTQ involvement on behalf of the Earth?
November 2, 20140/