The clock approaches midnight. We humans have created a scary scenario for ourselves with Climate change * and other ecosystem failures * Population growth and consumption that exceeds Earthas carrying capacity * Out-of-control technologies and pollution * Ancient habits of war + Doomsday weapons + depleting resources + nationalism What we need is a whole new way of thinking. From protecting our grey matter, to changing 300-year-old paradigms, from self-reliance to trillion-dollar transitions, from how we raise our children to how to tame the corporations, Koonce offers potential solutions such as * Change our universities * Develop species-consciousness * Decentralize * Look for creative ideas and models across the world Humanity has what it takes to survive. Thereas no need to despair. But there is a burning need to get started on the transformation.As the economic collapse continued in late 2008, owners and operators of local repair shopsahousehold appliance services, auto mechanicsa ... The object is to keep things out of the landfill and also to promote the idea of gift economics. ... The concept of Extended Product Responsibility (EPR) is well-established in Europe, which has very limited landfill space, although it is new to the United States.
|Title||:||Thinking Toward Survival|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2010-07|