Posts by Dean Walker

Beyond Hope – Derrick Jensen – Orion

(Read this article in Orion) THE MOST COMMON WORDS I hear spoken by any environmentalists anywhere are, We’re fucked. Most of these environmentalists are fighting desperately, using whatever tools they have — or rather whatever legal tools they have, which means whatever tools those in power grant them the right to use, which means whatever…

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My Life in Collapse – Bodhi Paul Chefurka

Author of The Five Stages of Awareness (which is often quoted throughout the work of www.LivingResilience and Deep Academy), Bodhi Paul Chefurka offers another layer of his experience, dancing on the edge of collapse. March 28, 2019 I was recently asked to respond to a short email interview. My response seems like a nice summary…

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Mainstream Psychology Can Go Fuck Itself – Holly Truhlar

(read this on Holly’s Site) I blame mainstream Western psychology for a lot of the neoliberal bullshit we’re all inundated with. As I’ve gone further into the field of psychology (I have a Masters in counseling psychology and work with therapy clients regularly), I’ve come to see it as mostly individualized, white-centered, male-led, capitalist propaganda.…

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Standing in the Fire with young climate activists – Barbara Cecil

(Read this article in Truthout) Another extraordinary posting in Barbara Ceclil and Dahr Jamail’s Truthout series, “How then shall we live?”… What is our calling in these times? How can we reconnect with our own deeper selves, other people and Earth? How can we reclaim lives with meaning, agency, purpose, love? How can we discern…

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Rupert Read – Our Rebellion Against Extinctions

If you only have time for one video to update you on the content and tone of the most current status of activism and education about our predicament-laden world… watch this presentation from Rupert Read. It doesn’t get any clearer than this. Read walks us through the updated state of our shared habitat, climate and…

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Midwest Apocalypse – 1 million acres of US farmland devastated

Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse Blog March 2019 We have never seen anything like this before. According to satellite data that was just released by Reuters, “at least 1 million acres of U.S. farmland” were covered by water for at least seven days this month. That is an agricultural disaster without equal in modern American…

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My Life in Collapse – Bodhi Paul Chefurka

Posted on Facebook, March 29, 2019 I was recently asked to respond to a short email interview. My response seems like a nice summary of how I’ve spent the last decade and a half of my life, so I thought I would share it here. Bodhi Paul Chefurka. 1) What is collapsology and what role…

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A Letter From a Generation Betrayed – Youth Strike 4 Climate

(Read the original letter in The Guardian) We, the young, are deeply concerned about our future. Humanity is currently causing the sixth mass extinction of species and the global climate system is at the brink of a catastrophic crisis. Its devastating impacts are already felt by millions of people around the globe. Yet we are…

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The Endless Loop of Sameness – Deb Ozarko

This is post One of Three in her series… “The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity” —Rollo May. We live in a world that continues to do battle with the content of “reality” with the inevitable outcome that little changes. The infinitesimal changes that do occur, inexorably amount to…

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