From Earth Emotions (2019) I take it as axiomatic that symbiosis is foundational to life at all levels and that symbiogenesis is at least as important as natural selection in the evolution of life on Earth. In the era after the Anthropocene, the Symbiocene, the physical and mental health of humans will be vitally connected … Continue reading Health and Generation Symbiocene
Month: October 2017
The Psychoterratic Typology
The Psychoterratic Typology (see Glossary) Negative Emotions Origin Positive Emotions Origin Biophobia Kellert & Wilson 1995 Biophilia Wilson 1984 Ecoagnosy Albrecht 2017 Ecoliteracy Orr 1991 Ecoamnesia Kahn 1999 Sumbiophilia Albrecht 2018 Ecoanxiety Leff 1990 Eutierria Albrecht 2010 Ecocide Galston 1970s Terraliben Albrecht 2018 Eco-Necrophilia Fromm 1965 Biophilia Fromm 1965 Ecoparalysis Rees 2007 Soliphilia Albrecht 2009 Ecophobia … Continue reading The Psychoterratic Typology
Growth in The Sumboikos
My work is pro-growth. However, it is not pro-parasitic or terraphthoric (earth destroying) growth which is tierracide (Earth murder). It is the negation of the above and its re-placement with a form of growth that is consistent with symbiosis, a foundation of life on Earth as we know it. Terranascient (earth nurturing) growth is good … Continue reading Growth in The Sumboikos
The Perversion of Resilience and Regenerating Degeneration.
The concept of 'resilience' (Holling 2001, Walker and Salt 2006) has been appropriated by forces determined to pull it into the gravitational influence of industrial society on a globalised scale. Instead of helping us rebound into configurations of successful models of living after disturbance, we are now seeing 'resilience' being used to justify the ongoing … Continue reading The Perversion of Resilience and Regenerating Degeneration.