The Ecology of Civilization

It is easy to see a major point where civilization and environment interact: To get the great works of art and architecture, the p…

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Nostalgia, No-Place, and the Now and Future Better

Everybody calls for values and vitas – or fears the problems – of the past, cherishes – or criticizes – th…

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#ecohappy – Happiness as Part of This World

A Happiness Removed For the longest time, it seems, happiness was not something to talk much about. You sometimes happened to find…

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Getting Back To Work

These are times of crisis; that much is quite universally understood. It is much less clear, however, what sort of crisis this is….

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The Reality of Happiness

Life is hard. Looking at environmental matters makes it look all the harder. How do you ever want to find happiness when even hope…

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The Disposable Life and Its Discontent

Usual practices, invested in usual products, it is sometimes assumed, shape usual perspectives. In other words: You become how you…

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Moving Beyond Ironic “Action”

For decades already, in the search for the solution to all that ails us and the world, there has been this fight between activists…

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The Forest, the Trees… and Happiness: The Need for an Eco-View

Much has been said about systems thinking, but in everyday life, we tend to look to single things. The consumer wants the next big…

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Real Growth in the Living Economy

While “the markets” are nervously holding their breaths waiting for the other shoe to drop on Greece and the Euro, or …

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From Economic Strife to Ecologic Thrive

Turn on the TV, check out the news, there’s reports of growth needed but in question, threatening our well-being. There are …

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Hard Happiness

Life is difficult. This is a great truth … because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that li…

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*The* Solution vs. Better Ways of Living

Sacrifice all your comforts in favor of a poor life, get back to the land… the caves… the trees, and save the planet in the proces…

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