Last Week Tonight in the Anthropocene

Last week, we had some lovely visitors from NYC, Stephanie, Glenn and Clark, who have developed a community hub focused on “building autonomy in the Anthropocene” called Woodbine (woodbine.nyc). Their presentation enlightened us on their thought process behind Woodbine, the journey of actually creating the community, outlined what a “hub” is, and actually gave inspirational advice on ways to build autonomy in our own lives or even to bring the community together through the creation of our own hubs. Continue reading “Last Week Tonight in the Anthropocene”

Reducing the Anthropocene

I was fascinated by The Collapse of Western Civilization by Naomie Oreskes and Erik M. Conway.  They included detail of such grandeur in a way that made me have to backtrack and figure out if the events they were describing were current or whether they were part of the future they had created and were writing from. Continue reading “Reducing the Anthropocene”

The Future We Will Someday Meet

To look at the present from the future is to look at the past from the present — always reflective of the way things are, whenever we may be. We leave to the future a future in which our “present” is regarded, in retrospect, and the question that needs to be pondered is what the future “present” looks like, and how it may shape future understanding of the past. Continue reading “The Future We Will Someday Meet”