Most thinking about climate change and assorted problems is diagnostic: what went wrong. Very little is about where we might want to go, what is the goal. The proposal is that blending agriculture and civilization, a rethinking of humanity and nature is an attractive approach, which I am calling Gardenworld, even under dire threats of … Continue reading 2048. …did our best.
As i see it now we have two main issues and two approaches. First issue is inequity and the proposal is growth of the economy in order to create jobs. The second is climate and the approach is to seriously constrain the economy because economic activity creates more co2. These are at war with each … Continue reading 2047. choices
maybe thinking about climate. look from about two feet from screen.
Climate approaches, provocation 219 The trouble with the nuclear solution is that it is only half the task (while creating some new ones). Nuclear power would generate cheap electricity without producing CO2.The problem comes in replacing the appliances that use gas for example to heat buildings. Electric heaters would have to be manufactured, let’s say … Continue reading 2045.climate approaches.
“It’s time to exit the zoo of this dark world, make our way toward a fucking real planet where people can learn to give a shit again about themselves and others, stop pounding each other with bombs and death; stop hustling the innocent and needy migrants into cages; stop colluding with a system of Death … Continue reading 2044.More Hickman.
I like this. From Hickman https://socialecologies.wordpress.com/2019/07/03/gnostic-inversion-navigating-the-mundus-imaginalis/ ..the ancient Gnostic’s literalized or ontologized their perceptions and thought of the Real. Following Plato they sought to escape this ‘world’ – the literal universe of evil as they termed it, whereas for me there is no transcension of this realm: this is it, there isn’t any supernal … Continue reading 2043. Reification of knowledge is general practice.(quote)
Following up on yesterday and the idea that it’s going to be very hard to gather together privately owned land for socially meaningful projects Such as massive planting those trees. quote from monbiot https://www.monbiot.com/2019/07/08/owned/ is one thing to know this. It is another to experience it. A month ago, seven of us published a … Continue reading 2042.rich control the press.
Provocation 218. Trees and capitalism. There us a new report on the use of trees to sequester lots of the co2 currently in the air. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/04/planting-billions-trees-best-tackle-climate-crisis-scientists-canopy-emissions First a thought on trees and their relation to economy. Nature works hard over many years to produce the trees, but the owner of the land thinks the trees … Continue reading 2041. Trees and capitalism
first, there are millions of local experiments and plans that basically blend community and responses for locally organized wholes. But they do not scale to global solutions, even to regional solutions, and may cause more harm than good at the global level. Local experiments for example often create more green house gases through land clearing, … Continue reading 2040. Options now.
Clock time and spatial coordinates are methods used to make time and space into commodities. Probabaly the same esd the hope with IQ.