Reverfyre: a state of particular revery in the presence of a safe and convivial fire. (Old French reverie (revery), Old English fyr (fire).
"The combined collapse of biophysical, cultural, and economic systems will have profound implications for the human psyche. Indeed, the pressure already put on our ecology and the climate has exerted stress on many people worldwide as climate change, extreme weather, radically altered landscapes, and various forms of pollution hit hard. Within a period of earth … Continue reading Unsafe Spaces
Yi-ran-na-li: A Cliff face at South Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, Australia.
Yi-ran-na-li: A Cliff face at South Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, Australia. A number of places along the Newcastle coastal environment are important to the Awabakal people and were recorded as such by Reverend Lancelot Threlkeld, a 'Missionary to the Lake Macquarie Aborigines' between 1824 and 1859. Reverend Threlkeld was coached in his interpretations by M’Gill, an … Continue reading Yi-ran-na-li: A Cliff face at South Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, Australia.
The Symbiocene will be the next period in history when humans symbiotically re-integrate and live together with the rest of life (sumbiosis = to live together). The combination of human creativity and the elements of nature is an art in itself as the ar in art means to ‘fit together’. To fit together in harmonious collaboration is the … Continue reading Symbiocene Art
Fytiomoron (from phtheiró: to destroy, corrupt, spoil, (pht-) literally means "waste away" (degenerate), and the Greek mōron, neuter of mōros, stupid, foolish.
Utopia Vs Eutopia
From the Anthropocene to the Symbiocene
A representation of the transition to the Symbiocene. It represents code red anthropogenic climate calescence (warming), biodiversity extinction, global pollution, soil exhaustion, water contamination etc etc from 1950 to 2022 and then a gradual code green shift toward the conditions of the Symbiocene (mental, physical and natural), by 2050.
The Death of the Modern University (2005)
Civilisation – Sumilisation
Mahatma Gandhi was reputed to have said this in response to: Mr. Gandhi, what do you think about Western civilization?Gandhi: I think it would be a good idea. While a great 'putdown' of Western notions of what civilisation might be, I think 'civilisation' generally is a bad idea. So is civilization. Civilisation: Noun. The social process … Continue reading Civilisation – Sumilisation
The use of symbiotic science to return life into the substances we use, the technologies we use and the production of materials and energy, becomes the foundation of our economies. There has to be a biocoalescence of life with the materials and technology that humans use to build the Symbiocene. Artefacts become sumbiofacts. We build the … Continue reading Biocoalescence