It’s… Well, It’s Really Just The Absolute Inevitability Of It All…

Sharing a most revealing exposition (Hope and Vision in the Face of Collapse – The 4th R of Deep Adaptation)... with lines of enquiry that I have personally long awaited. The time is now. Get real... Dr Jem Bendell is a Professor of Sustainability Leadership and Founder of the Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS)... Continue Reading →

“Bye Bye America” – Part 2

You can't, with any hope of retaining much in the way of credibility, say on one day "Bye Bye America" - a story of societal collapse - and on the very next day say "Is America Really Collapsing?" - another story of societal collapse with a note of hope at the end.  Yet this is... Continue Reading →

There’s Always The Brick

Today I am sharing a Guardian article that has at this time achieved almost a quarter of a million shares, indicating that it has hit a nerve somewhere in the popular conciousness.  It is the second article in two days that I have come across which uses terms like 'horror story' or 'horror show'  to... Continue Reading →

Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before

Debt, defaults, and devaluations: why this market crash is like nothing we've seen before Photo credit: The S&P 500 trading pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange - owner unknown. I began this year with the thought, and sort of prediction, that we were or are heading into a Dark Age of human experience.  I admittedly... Continue Reading →

I Am An Abject Failure

I am an abject failure. I do not say this from some depressed state, some suicidal thought, some tendency to self-flagellate.  It is not some morbid attempt to heap shit on myself. It is simply that I recognise my own limitations, my unfulfilled hopes and desires.  It is an acknowledgement that my vision is greater... Continue Reading →

Gender Roles In Collapse

Today I read this excellent article titled 'On Gender, Collapse, & Communities We Can All Abide' by Katherine Acosta at the website and was disgusted, though not surprised, to be awakened to the blinkered misogynist views of such otherwise eminent writers on societal collapse and related subjects as Dmitry Orlov and James Howard Kunstler.... Continue Reading →

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