The Great White Grizzly Bear

https://facebook.com/RimrockResortHotel/videos/705511526877712/ UPI edited by O Society May 22, 2020 A traveler on a highway through the Rocky Mountains in Canada captured video of an unusual local resident -- a white grizzly bear. Cara Clarkson says she and her family were traveling the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park when they spotted the white bear and its darker-colored sibling. … Continue reading The Great White Grizzly Bear

Scientists: ‘Look, One-Third Of The Human Race Has To Die For Civilization To Be Sustainable, So How Do We Want To Do This?’

Scientists say at least 2 billion dead bodies will be burned and converted into fossil fuels or carbon batteries edited by O Society May 8, 2020 WASHINGTON—Saying there’s no way around it at this point, a coalition of scientists announced Friday approximately one-third of the world population must die to prevent wide-scale depletion of the … Continue reading Scientists: ‘Look, One-Third Of The Human Race Has To Die For Civilization To Be Sustainable, So How Do We Want To Do This?’

Two Truths from the Pandemic No One Wants to Mention

by Kirkpatrick Sale edited by O Society May 7, 2020 At least two truths are certain at this point in pandemic world: 1) Humans have so dominated the world, destroying much of non-human life and systems in the process, the world struck back in recoil and seeks to readjust the balance. 2) Human sustenance systems are … Continue reading Two Truths from the Pandemic No One Wants to Mention

How Zero Population Growth Works

The central tenet of the zero population growth movement is not humans should stop having babies. Rather, we should stop having more babies than we want. When women have control over their own fertility – through education, contraception, and improved women's rights – birth rates inevitably go down. by Dave Roos edited by O Society … Continue reading How Zero Population Growth Works

How to think post-Planetary Lockdown

The times call for acting as poets instead of politicians by Pepe Escobar edited by O Society May 1, 2020 Between unaccountability of the ultra-rich and total fragmentation of civil society, Covid-19 as a circuit breaker is showing how the king – systemic design – is naked. We are being sucked into a danse macabre of … Continue reading How to think post-Planetary Lockdown

Planet of the Humans: the Limits to Growth

https://youtu.be/Zk11vI-7czE edited by O Society April 30, 2020 We lost the battle to stop climate change on planet Earth because we chose to follow leaders who take us down the wrong roads. Like everything else in American politics, the "green" movement is sold out to the wealthy interests of corporations. In the midst of our … Continue reading Planet of the Humans: the Limits to Growth

Humanity on the edge of chaos: collapse & creative breakthrough

by Daniel Wahl edited by O Society April 17, 2020 We have pushed our species (and many others) to the brink of extinction by misguided actions informed by a limited point of view. This epistemological blind-spot created by an exclusively quantities-focussed science informed a technologically driven civilisation measuring success through inadequate economic indicators like Gross Domestic … Continue reading Humanity on the edge of chaos: collapse & creative breakthrough