Posts Tagged ‘ayn rand’

Coming to a location near you: the collapse of civilization

Posted January 24th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish The amazing thing is how many people are beginning to talk in these terms. Millions of us are feeling the growing, gnawing sense that things really are falling apart, that nothing of how we thought of the world makes sense anymore, and that we […]

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The ecology of mass killing

Posted August 6th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish So this one is looking more and more like a hate crime. Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old white male with neo-nazi connections, is the guy who opened fire on the Sikh community of Oak Creek WI, just a few miles down the road from […]

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In the great cultural divide, a struggle between knowledge and world views

Posted February 24th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning Some provocative thoughts to share this snowy morning in Milwaukee. The other day I read this rather disturbing essay, posted by Alternet and written by Chris Mooney, whose new book, The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science – and Reality, is due out in […]

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Our stunning incapacity to change when that is clearly required

Posted September 14th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Our stunning incapacity to change when that is clearly required

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In the face of deepening economic and ecological crises, it is stunning to me that we seem so incapable of grappling with real social change when that is clearly required. It is stunning to me that as a society, especially in our politics and economics, we continue trying […]

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