Archive for September 2018

12 Reasons why people deny we’re headed for collapse.

12 reasons why people refuse to address the idea that we’re headed for near-term societal collapse Jem Bendell offers a list of 12 styles of resistance of confronting the imminent collapse of human and Earth systems. The starting point for a generative discussion of the deep adaptation agenda is a difficult one. Because to begin…

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Some guidelines for surfing the edge of chaos…

Some guidelines for surfing the edge of chaos, while riding dangerously close to the black hole of trauma Sandra L. Bloom MD University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Abstract The political scene in the USA has changed dramatically with the election of Donald Trump, and antidemocratic forces appear to be gaining momentum in other countries as well.…

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The Psychological Effects of Global Warming on the United States

An estimated 200 million Americans will be exposed to serious psychological distress from climate related events and incidents: The severity of symptoms will vary, but in many instance the distress will be great. In the coming years, a majority of Americans will experience direct adverse effects from the impacts of global warming. Natural disasters and…

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The Five Stages of Awareness

This piece is an excerpt from one chapter of my next book / workbook combination, due out Winter of 2018-2019… I have added just a few brief comments to Paul Chefurka’s clear and useful model for utilizing systems-thinking as one faces our predicament-laden world…Dean Walker. _______________________________ Five Stages of Awareness One of the most potent…

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