In this talk Bayo Akomolafe poses a jarring question: What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis? More to the point, what if the feverish quest for "solutions" (which characterizes climate justice movements today) is getting in the way of radical transformation? Introducing stories and myths from African tradition, Bayo extends an urgent invitation to notice climate change as the deconstruction of the human, and to approach demise and dying as abundant fields of surprise--a radical discontinuity.
In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying.
Fungi have long supported and enriched life on our planet. They must be protected as fiercely as animals and plants.
Sabine answers Zaya's burning questions at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
Modern dreams of death and dying are deeply "humanistic", tethered to a vision of the self as independent and removed from "nature".
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
Life and death are not the opposites the modern mind has made them to be.
Creating an Inhabitable World for Humans Means Dismantling Rigid Forms of Individuality
If you read this book, you'll change the charities you donate to
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
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