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The Tyranny of Enlightenment

Pursuit of further knowledge of the causes of climate change can grow a false sense of urgency – an urgency to become enlightened, which distracts from the true urgency – which is the moral question, – What should I do? … Continue reading

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There is no Magic Capital Tree. The Household is the Economic Model.

Of course, there are many magic money trees – but on the contrary, there is no magic labour tree and no magic resource tree. We can still say, wagging a Theresa-like finger, “There is no magic capital tree.” We can … Continue reading

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Status Enclosure is also Parasitical to Economic Activity

Enclosure – property – (outside flood, famine, storm and war) is the single greatest drain on economic vivacity. The effects of land property are well documented – that is, it accumulates fruits of productivity in rising land value and increasing … Continue reading

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Thought Six

We’ll not find hope’s light, flickering, even faintly, through the signs of the times. Ecologies cascade, resources are pillaged, economies hollowed and people dispossessed. Man-induced climate change will soon make chaos of the works of Man and what’s more, 99.9% … Continue reading

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Thoughts Three, Four, Five & a Frivolous Thought

(Author’s Note – I’ve placed the first two, previously-posted thoughts at the start for coherence. Please scroll down to Thought Three.) TWO THOUGHTS We measure climate change as an abstract idea balanced against the real problems of our lives. We see … Continue reading

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Two Small Thoughts on Behaviour and Climate Change

We measure climate change as an abstract idea balanced against the real problems of our lives. We see the truth of climate change, just as we understand that Earth is roughly spherical. We laugh at both flat-Earthers and climate change … Continue reading

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The Confession

It is right to hold sorrow in check, so that we can fulfil our roles, unburdened. To consider a task properly we need unbroken intelligence of receptive senses and an unfettered imagination. Yet, a dead weight of mourning must also … Continue reading

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