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The Greatest Danger – Joanna Macy – YES Magazine

(Read YES article here) Some of Joanna’s best writing in this compact piece in YES magazine. The Greatest Danger If you’re really paying attention, it’s hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says: Don’t even try. Joanna Macy posted Feb 01, 2008 How do we live…

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Zhiwa Woodbury – Healing Our Trauma Together in an Insane World.

Click here to access this on Zhiwa’s Blog Healing our trauma together in an insane world… I was privileged to participate in Carolyn Baker & Dean Walker’s month-long symposium on-line recently, and wanted to follow up on a question from one of the participants that came near the end, and deserves a more considered response.…

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Will we know what counts as good leadership if Things Fall Apart? Johnathan Gosling

Click here to read full original article. Jonathan Gosling University of Exeter, UK Abstract Leadership 2017, Vol. 13(1) 35–47 ! The Author(s) 2016 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1742715016680675 lea.sagepub.com Suggestions that change can be handled through ‘adaptation and resilience’ assume continuity of cultural norms and value judgements, but here we explore what might happen…

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Why Growth Can’t Be Green – Foreign Policy Magazine

Link to Original Article. Why Growth Can’t Be Green. Foreign Policy. Jason Hickel. September 2018. Warnings about ecological breakdown have become ubiquitous. Over the past few years, major newspapers, including the Guardian and the New York Times, have carried alarming stories on soil depletion, deforestation, and the collapse of fish stocks and insect populations. These…

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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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