"Money vs Fossil Energy" - new essay by David Holmgren

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    This new essay by David Holmgren brings fresh insights for empowering environmental and social activism in an age of climate change, peak oil and economic crisis.

    "This essay provides a framework for understanding the ideological roots of the current global crisis that I believe is more useful than the now tired Left Right political spectrum. I use this framework to provide a commentary on current political machinations around Climate Change and Peak Oil. Building from the same energetic literacy that informs Permaculture and Future Scenarios, it challenges much of the strategic logic behind current mainstream climate change activism. Like the Future Scenarios work, this essay is intended to help environmental and social activists better avoid the obstacles to effective action in a chaotic age."

    David Holmgren Winter Solstice 2010

    Download the essay (free) at Holmgren Design Services website - www.holmgren.com.au
    See also Future Scenarios website - www.futurescenarios.org
     
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    Thanks, Liz

    Another piece of "human brilliance" from a master of socio-ecological thought.

    Markos
     
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    This is an excellent read containing numerous unique insights into the "whys and wheretofores" of the world politik, a look at the interplay between the "masters of money" and the "masters of energy", and a proposed path leading away from the idea that, "if we're not careful we're going to end up at the destination we're headed towards".

    Good essay, thanks for posting!

    Bill
     
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