Everything pulses, and pulses maximize the flow of power in systems. I pulsed in a big way this year.
We realized that instead of making the goods we needed to live, we bought them.
For billions of people nature and the eco-system have become “out of sight and out of mind”.
What would it look like to consume and use resources in a way that does not look the other way?
It’s 45 years since the wave of youth-led rebellions that followed Paris’s May Events in 1968, and the anniversary has reawakened "culture war" debates…
For years I’ve talked to people about voluntary simplicity, and for years people have responded with: “What’s that thing you’re involved in—that self-deprivation movement?”
A war on climate change is a war on materialism, plain and simple.
You and I consume; we are consumers. The global economy is set up to enable us to do what we innately want to do—buy, use, discard, and buy some more.