Tag Archives: civilization

Conflict Theory and Biosphere Annihilation

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out that existing conflict theory pays little attention to the extinction-causing conflict being ongoingly generated by human over-consumption in the finite planetary biosphere (and, … Continue reading

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How To Recognize When Your Society Is Suffering A Dramatic Decline

  By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com When historians and analysts look at the factors surrounding the collapse of a society, they often focus on the larger events and indicators — the moments of infamy. However, I think it’s important to … Continue reading

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Thinking Beyond Exceptionalism

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Excepted from Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? (April, 2018). Try this experiment: Imagine that space aliens really come to earth … Continue reading

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A False Agenda for Humanity

By Julian Rose Source: Waking Times Humanity has, for millennia, been led down the road of an entirely false agenda. So much so, that every aspect of society is almost the precise reverse of what it should be. Just a … Continue reading

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Sacred Agency

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Reality Sandwich The following essay was originally published on KingsleyDennis.com   Transcendence is the only real alternative to extinction. —Václav Havel, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, July 4, 1994 We are cosmologizing the human. —Henryk Skolimowski, The Participatory … Continue reading

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James C. Scott’s Against the Grain

By chilke Source: The HipCrime Vocab During my long discursion on the history of money, the academic James C. Scott published an important book called Against the Grain: A Deep History of the First States. Regular readers will know that this has … Continue reading

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Slaves and Bulldozers, Plutocrats and Widgets

By Kristine Mattis Source: CounterPunch There is not an industrial company on earth, not an institution of any kind – not mine, not yours, not anyone’s – that is sustainable. I stand convicted by me, myself alone, not by anyone … Continue reading

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Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J. Burrowes Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It was the last of its kind on Earth. Hence, the Western Black Rhinoceros, the largest subspecies of rhinoceros which … Continue reading

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