“Sir, what sciences have you addicted yourself to?” someone asks Don Quixote in an eighteenth-century English translation of the Cervantes classic. To Shakespeare, addiction was an activity that one was passionate about. Today, when we talk … [Continue reading] about Are we a bit fucked?
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? … [Continue reading] 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 … [Continue reading] 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 … [Continue reading] 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. … [Continue reading] about What do you need for a simple life?