Everything that lives dies. There is no life without death. The earth is alive. Eventually it must die. The question is not a biological one: when? The question is a philosophical one: how has she lived? … [Read more...] about The earth must die
I have recently been to the US. The flight covered all the Carbon Emissions I’d theoretically be allowed to use in a year.When I flew in, the first thing I noticed was that I got fearful. It seemed that every foreigner is a potential threat to the country. People seemed suspicious and cautious about each other. And I wonder… What kind of world do we live in if I can’t leave my suitcase unattended when I have to pee. I went to a wedding. We ate of plastic dishes and drank out of plastic cups. … [Read more...] about Good Night Everyone.
Do you ever have to convince someone to go out and have fun? Most likely not. If something is truly enjoyable, it doesn’t need conviction. We think sustainability needs conviction. But why live a sustainable lifestyle if it’s not making your life better. If you suffer by living a sustainable lifestyle only to make it possible for future generations to also suffer, it’s not worth it. Sustainability is only worth it if it’s about a good life. If a sustainable lifestyle is truly … [Read more...] about How to convince others of living sustainably
We live in a world, where political turmoil, ecological disasters, economic devastation and social injustice seem to be ever present. It’s nothing we can touch. Hardly anything that we can see. But nonetheless, we are surrounded by it. Daily. And it’s complex. In fact, it’s so complex, that we strive for something more simple. For a life that is easy to grasp and to understand. In search for a simple life Gardening, cooking unprocessed food, living in tiny houses, making our own … [Read more...] about What do you need for a simple life?
You say you want to change the world? To change how society works? How the economic system works? That’s awesome. Congratulations. What else did you plan on changing this year? It’s almost autumn now, what resolutions did you make ten months ago? How is that going? If you are like most people you have ditched your resolutions by January 17th. If you are like most people you are back at where you started. Don’t be most people. Turn that change that you love to talk about into … [Read more...] about how to let go of your resistance to change