I usually hate this kind of thing…I did it because I’m excited about the world we can create.
A Message about Post Carbon Institute’s newest creative project.
I have concluded that facts are necessary but insufficient to change peoples behavior…
Our request is simple: we are asking YOU — activated citizens, community organizers, students, as well as anyone who cares about our future and our relationship to the natural world — to help us get the word out in a BIG way.
I’ve more than once considered writing a fantasy novel about the fall of Atlantis as a way of talking about the crisis of our age.
As a species we’re very sensitive to intra-human drama, and in a time of growing crisis, tend to frame narratives as those who are with us and those against.
We live in a society where it is impossible to live a functional lifestyle and not consume products made from petro-chemicals every single day…
Since this was Oscar night, it seems appropriate to update my post on what messages the public are exposed to in popular culture and the media.
Chris Hedges and Greg Grandin both call on Melville’s Moby-Dick to bring us commentary on the crisis of our civilization.
How do we decide where we want to go as a group? What is our vision as group and how does this fit with our purpose? What re some of the common problems with not knowing where we are going and how can we create a culture where we are all pulling together?
Basia Irland is a sculptor, poet, and installation artist who has focused her creativity on rivers for thirty years.
For all the value of knowledge, it is of no use without the courage to face difficult realities.