Change and live

Humanity has a choice: do we want to change and live – or not? Peoples’ attitude to change is paradoxical. On the one hand, …

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The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change

The winds of change are blowing through society – but not all change is progress, indeed, there is plenty of change that isn’t progress. …

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The weight of affluence is illth

Homo Absumo

We are living in the biggest consumption explosion in history, and it could well be terminal, if we don’t stop. Diminishing man The Latin …

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Instrumental consumption

Not all consumption is good and not all consumption is bad. Since some consumption provides well-being, people often think more consumption will provide more …

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Just Right. Good consumption

Good consumption

On this website we talk about the harm that over-consumption does to both people and planet. We also talk about certain types of consumption …

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Fritjof Capra

Morality and sustainability

Sustainability is a moral issue. Morality is founded on the practice of care and the prevention of harm. Environmental harm hurts people now and in …

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George Monbiot

George Monbiot

Hero of Sustainability George Monbiot is a British writer known for his environmental and political activism. He is a hero of sustainability for his …

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Hedonism or Eudaimonism

There are two fundamental types of happiness, namely hedonism and eudaimonism. Hedonic happiness comes from the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain, …

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Camping with the family

Living Naturally

In the developed economies of the world, people are living lives that are increasingly artificial, abstract and dissipated. These are unnatural lives, but the …

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