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Professor Brian Cox and Deluded Titanism

Excerpt from the Leigh Sales interview with Brian Cox on the ABC Thu 2 Nov 2017. Australia should set up a space agency, says Brian Cox LEIGH SALES: The Australian Government has recently announced the creation of a national space … Continue reading

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The Perversion of Resilience

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 … Continue reading

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Philosophy

  One reason why philosophy appears to be irrelevant to so many people is that it often fails to address the really important ethical issues in modern life. For example, in the light of climate calescence (the warming), what is … Continue reading

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Ecoliben

    Do we urgently need the opposite of ecocide? Ecoliben: [Eco (home or environment), liben (Old High German, lebēn, to live, from Germanic libēn.)]

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Children in The Symbiocene

Many young men and women of childbearing age ask if it is reasonable to have children with a such bleak future unfolding via climate calescence, ecosystem distress, nuclear fallout, plastic polluti… Source: Children in The Symbiocene

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Children in The Symbiocene

Many young men and women of childbearing age ask if it is reasonable to have children with a such bleak future unfolding via climate calescence, ecosystem distress, nuclear fallout, plastic pollution, species extinction and a myriad of other Earth insults. … Continue reading

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Tinpany

Tinpany is the sound heavy rain makes on a tin or metal roof. The word has its origins in the Timpany, Tympani or Timpani, the kettledrum, and Pan, the Greek God of the wild and music.  

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