In an age of contraction and decline—or, shall we say, negative expansion?—most dependencies are problematic, and some are lethal.
John Michael Greer returns in Extraenvironmentalist #81. Then,Chris Martenson joins us to discuss his work in communicating difficult information to people who don’t want to believe it.
When you think about it, it’s really rather odd that so many people nowadays should be so hostile to the suggestion that history moves in circles.
The predictable response to any suggestion that the past might have anything useful to say about the future is – it’s different this time…
"If you really grasp the idea that this is not suddenly going to turn around, in six months or a year, you begin to look at your life very differently," says Dr. Kathy McMahon, clinical psychologist and self-named "Peak Shrink."
The latest apocalyptic fad is near-term human extinction, or NTE for short: the claim that humanity, along with most other life on Earth, will inevitably be extinct by 2030 at the latest.
Last week’s post on the logic of nuclear deterrence in an age of decline got what was, all things considered, a much less irrational response than discussions of nuclear war generally field.