Tag Archives: Derrick Jensen

Culture Shock

“It takes world class stupidity to foul the entire planet.” Derrick Jensen After watching Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath, and knowing it had all been predicted, sometime after that, I stumbled onto Endgame. One lone copy sat on a table … Continue reading

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Thresholds

What’s your threshold?  – Derrick Jensen In private conversations and on public boards, I’m hearing, and I’m asking, “what’s it gonna take for people to do something?” Whether it’s out of control police or spying or extraction or pollution……all of … Continue reading

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Collapse in Progress

“People are tragically caught if they have to destroy their own country in order to make a living.”   Wendell Berry My, what a week! Four pipeline explosions occurred this week, in New Jersey, Kentucky, Texas and Pennsylvania.  The one in … Continue reading

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Violence Allowed

Premise Four: Civilization is based on a clearly defined and widely accepted yet often unarticulated hierarchy. Violence done by those higher on the hierarchy to those lower is nearly always invisible, that is, unnoticed. When it is noticed, it is … Continue reading

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Between Giggles and Tears

How does a doomer prepare for retirement? Between giggles and tears. Like the dutiful middle class people we are, we’ve been saving for retirement since we started working, practically. I’ve been hearing since the 1980’s that social security won’t be … Continue reading

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Limiting Men

The Age of Limits conference that took place over Memorial Day weekend has sparked quite a bit of buzz, especially around gender issues. I have two thoughts about it. One is the essential difference between collapsetarians and doomers. Collapsetarians think … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Story

Since buying the property in Kentucky, Mr Nobody and I have made several forays to the state and have experimented with various routes. Considered in the selection process were speed limits, traffic patterns, and directness. The Nobodies are all about … Continue reading

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