Monthly Archives: October 2010

>steady state versus growth globalization

>’the time has come to find a steady state….farmers, environmentalists, trade unionists and social justice, peace and other citizen activists, are protesting the agenda of the global trading regime. enormous opposition has been expressed, and the message that something is … Continue reading

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>’business as usual’

>’…we cannot go on with industrialism’s “business as usual.” Without changes in basic values and practices, we will destroy the diversity and beauty of the world, and its ability to support diverse human cultures.’source: http://steadystate.org/discover/downsides-of-economic-growth/

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>futureless growth

>the u.n. has identifued five types of negative growth, including, ‘futureless growth, where the present generation squanders resources needed by future generations.’ i got kids.source: http://steadystate.org/discover/downsides-of-economic-growth/

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>humour and climate change

>is such a combination possible?

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>from ozone to climate change–the song remains the same–or does it?

>’If we can succeed in tackling the ozone problem, despite attacks from industry, why is it so difficult to resolve an even greater threat to life on the planet, climate change? One of the scientists who won a Nobel Prize … Continue reading

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>essential value and core politics of deep ecology

>’The distinguishing and original characteristics of the deep ecology movement were its recognition of the inherent value of all living beings and the use of this view in shaping environmental policies. Those who work for social changes based on this … Continue reading

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>my deficits

>i’ve met others who are physically, cognitively, and/or emotionally worse. the question remains, how do i be myself? i experience the following: Seizures of the left leg Muscle spasticity of the left arm Double vision Loss of taste Speech impairments … Continue reading

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>the serenity prayer and being a leaf fan

> cujo accept that you’re going to lose yet you have the stupidity courage to be a leaf fannevertheless, have the wisdom to switch allegiances at playoff time when the leafs lose again–a leaf fan

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>Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE)

>’The Foundation for Deep Ecology has endorsed the position on economic growth developed by the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE). CASSE is the leading organization in educating the public and policy makers about the impacts … Continue reading

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>tactic # 53–say it, but don’t spray it

> a house-mate’s behaviour was really getting on my nerves i screamed a sarcastic retort into my cupped hand no one heard me his behaviour didn’t change, but i felt better

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