Posts Tagged ‘michael swedish’

Defending the planet is our most important task now

Posted November 1st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Defending the planet is our most important task now

There’s no going back anymore. We will not re-create the post-war industrial Dream of the affluent American middle class. That era is over. The sooner we come to terms with that, the quicker we get about the business of saving the ecosystems of the planet for the sake of our survival and that of millions of other sentient and non-sentient beings… Industrial civilization and the dedication to growth as our model for life on the planet has brought us to this moment when we either decide to get off that path in a hurry, or face the Great Unraveling. And if we are still placing our hopes and expectations on preserving for ourselves and providing for our children and their children this “nice” life that few on the planet get to actually live, what we will really be passing on to them is something most of us don’t really want to think about.

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Why laws of thermodynamics matter, and then: Faith Ecology Economy

Posted December 14th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Folks, we just published a new edition of our online Zine. Topics:  1) Thermodynamics of Everyday Life, 2 essays written by Michael J. Swedish, professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering; 2) a new statement from religious groups, A Call to Integrate Faith, Ecology and the Global Economy. […]

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Articulating a Spirituality of Ecological Hope #2

Posted December 14th, 2009 in Zine 5 Comments

Vol. 1, No. 2 – December 2009 Contents: I. Thermodynamics and Everyday Life, Parts I & II – Prof. Michael J. Swedish II. Faith, Ecology, and Economy ———————————————————— [Editor’s introduction: why on a website entitled Spirituality and Ecological Hope should we care about the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics? Well, the main reason is […]

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