Sometimes, one event or action can trigger a cascade of events which will bring down even the mightiest empire. The school strike of 15-year old Greta Thunberg can be such an event, even if we will not know until later.
I think the reason people are unwilling to change their lifestyle to counter climate change is because of an inability to recognize our dependence on the culture we’ve created. Like an anteater that evolved a specialized nose making them totally dependent on eating ants (thus as the ants go so goes the anteater), humans have become adept at using and depending on fossil fuels and technology.
A few dominant institutions affect how you feel, act and vote… without you ever knowing about it. Mind control is happening to you, right now.
What’s wrong with materialism Ruth? Surely people only buy iPads because they need them? Rob Hopkins interviews Ruth Potts on the idea of a new materialism.
…there absolutely must be places, things, and values that money does not touch and cannot reach.