The Dithering Age: Holocene, Anthropocene, and Chthulucene

“A sword age, axe age, shields are cloven, a wind age, wolf age, ere the world sinks” Volupsa There is no question that human activity has profoundly damaged the vast interrelated web of ecological systems that maintain the conditions for life on this planet. Similarly there is an increasingly agreement among climate scientists that we are … More The Dithering Age: Holocene, Anthropocene, and Chthulucene

Fallen Skies

The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new little habitats, to have new little hopes. It is rather hard work: there is now no smooth road into the future: but we go round, or scramble over the obstacles. We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have … More Fallen Skies

Why Primitivism

When I talk about primitivism people respond in lots different ways. Sometimes they laugh at me. Sometimes they look at me like I’m crazy. Sometimes they just ask me “why?” Usually though they respond by trying to defend civilization. “You don’t think civilization is great?” They say, with incredulity. “What about medicine? Everybody used to … More Why Primitivism