marcopolio:

Derrick Jensen speaks on identification.

marcopolio:

This way of living, industrial civilization, is based on, requires and will collapse very quickly without persistent and widespread violence.

Maybe part of the reason that so many of don’t see this violence in our lives is because we’re so fully metabolized into the system that we don’t fight it. And if you don’t fight it, then maybe the guns don’t get pointed at you.

(via marcopolio)

marcopolio:

If you’ve got some extra time, take a listen to this.

It’s the End of the World as We Know It . . . and He Feels Fine

We are living, he says, through the “age of ecocide,” and like a long-dazed widower, we are finally becoming sensible to the magnitude of our loss, which it is our duty to face.

“Everything had gotten worse,” Kingsnorth said. “You look at every trend that environmentalists like me have been trying to stop for 50 years, and every single thing had gotten worse. And I thought: I can’t do this anymore. I can’t sit here saying: ‘Yes, comrades, we must act! We only need one more push, and we’ll save the world!’ I don’t believe it. I don’t believe it! So what do I do?”

(Source: marcopolio)

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04-19-2014

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