While it might seem counterproductive, the extension of 'rights' to non-humans, including landscape elements, in an effort to bring them into the circle of human ethico-legal protection, will also not be in the spirit of the sumbios and the Symbiocene. This is because 'rights' have their origin in exploitative and manipulative modes of human decision-making … Continue reading Ghehds

Deluded Titanism

From Earth Emotions, published by Cornell University Press 2019: "There are some, including many leading public figures and intellectuals, who think that the situation is already so bad that humans should seriously consider leaving the Earth to colonize new planets. They suggest, for example, that mining of virgin resources on nearby asteroids will be able … Continue reading Deluded Titanism