Author Archives: glennaalbrecht
Ecoagnosy: ignorance of ecology (agnosy is a synonym for ignorance) As each subsequent generation separates from nature and life there is a gulf opening that Kahn has called “environmental generational amnesia” (Kahn 1999). With such limited experience of nature to … Continue reading
Do we urgently need the opposite of ecocide? Ecoliben: [Eco (home or environment), liben (Old High German, lebēn, to live, from Germanic libēn.)]
Abstract The Anthropocene epoch is based on the evidence of dominance of human affairs over all natural processes at a planetary scale. It is also characterised by countless biocidal catastrophes worldwide with mass bee death by insecticides just one … Continue reading
An overarching philosophy of life. Sumbioism is the collective and cumulative art and science of ‘living together’ within the matrix of all life. A sumbioist is a person who reflects on, writes about and professes this philosophy.
A neologism created to adequately describe the extreme anger unleashed within those who can clearly see the self-destructive tendencies in the current forms of industrial-technological society, but feel unable to change the direction of such tierracide and ecocide. The anger … Continue reading
Glenn Albrecht (Draft 12/4/2000) Published in Democracy and Nature Vol. 6, Number 3, November 2000. pp. 401-422. For some light reading on life, love and complexity. Abstract In this paper I shall examine the evolution of directionality theory expressed as … Continue reading