Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

Excess human beings, and the meaning of labor

Posted August 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Excess human beings, and the meaning of labor

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Since reading Charles M. Blow’s disturbing Op-Ed in the NY Times Sunday Review, Starving the Future, there is this one factoid among the many disturbing ones he cites that I can’t get out of my mind. I have seen it before, but it continues […]

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Despair work

Posted June 22nd, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Despair work

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning If you are engaged in work around our planetary crisis, it’s hard not to despair when you read NY Times front page articles like this one from Thursday: Relief in Every Window, But Global Worry, Too “In the ramshackle apartment blocks and sooty concrete homes that line […]

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Seeing the future from the vantage point of the young

Posted April 9th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Seeing the future from the vantage point of the young

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning I should know this by now. Whenever I get really down about our future, I should go talk to high school kids. I seem to always walk away moved and inspired. We made a mess of things, I tell them, and we’re leaving you a difficult future. […]

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Living in the last throes of techno-industrial capitalism

Posted January 27th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [This post is longer than usual but stuff I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. I hope you will take time to read it, comment, and share it with others. And then please consider a donation to keep this project moving along.] Are we really coming to the […]

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