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Quote for the day - Sunday March 22

“Begging government and industry to stop destroying the planet and to stop killing people the world over is never going to work. It can’t”.

Derrick Jensen, Endgame

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Silence in the Vertical World

Here is where 99% of us live 99% of the time.

This is the horizontal world, according to Rodney Smith in Stepping Out of Self-Deception: The Buddha’s Liberating Teaching of No-Self… 787 more words

Lent

Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change

Would any sane PERSON think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday, or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons, or that dancing naked around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights Act of 1957 or the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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Climate Change

Reclaiming Environmentalism: protecting the natural world from this culture

Environmentalism is not about insulating this culture from the effects of its world-destroying activities. Nor is it about trying to perpetuate these world-destroying activities. We are reclaiming environmentalism to mean protecting the natural world from this culture.

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Derrick Jensen

Who Needs Seafood, Anyway?

Here’s a long but pretty good audio interview with Derrick Jensen asking Tom Horton about the death of Chesapeake Bay. Horton wrote about environmental issues for many years for the… 639 more words

Giving up hope frees you to solve the problems yourself

Derrick Jensen in his lectures and books advocates decolonizing yourself so that you are free to stop the destruction caused by this culture. Here is an excerpt from his book Endgame. 532 more words

Justice For All

From "Endgame"

“[A] man who lives alone…one day hears a knock on his door. When he answers, he sees The Tyrant outside, who asks, ‘Will you submit?’ The man says nothing.

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