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Carolyn and Andrew Harvey on How To Respond To Catastrophic Climate Change.

Carolyn and Andrew discuss collapse.

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Carolyn’s Latest Books

The Healing Power Of Beauty In A Bleak World, By Carolyn Baker

Flower Garden

Whether it be the rotting, gray carcasses of bleak, boarded up city blocks of abandoned store fronts; suburban cul de sacs consisting of vacant, foreclosed homes; countless crumbling bridges and pot-hole-pocked roads; tasteless, thoughtlessly-constructed high rises; irredeemably scarred mountaintops; or charred forests ravaged by the worst fire season in recent memory, the landscape of our planet is becoming increasingly dull, drab, and downright dismal. . . . → Read More: The Healing Power Of Beauty In A Bleak World, By Carolyn Baker

Paradox: Linchpin Of The Long Emergency, By Carolyn Baker

Paradox

In older, more traditional civilizations preceding our own, one finds a remarkable capacity for embracing paradox. In fact, paradox inhabited the psyches of indigenous cultures as if in their DNA, as exemplified in their art, literature, stories, and other cultural artifacts. It was not until the dawn of modernity, greatly facilitated by Rene Descartes’ dualistic perspective which became increasingly predominate in Western intellectual tradition, that either/or thinking triumphed. . . . → Read More: Paradox: Linchpin Of The Long Emergency, By Carolyn Baker

Transition: The Sacred, The Scared, and The Scarred, By Carolyn Baker

Transformation 2

I read with great fascination, Rob Hopkins’ critical response to Michael Brownlee’s November 26 article “The Evolution of Transition In The U.S.” In it, Rob begins by listing a number of criticisms of Transition in recent years and adds that criticism of Transition has been a positive process which has helped to shape what . . . → Read More: Transition: The Sacred, The Scared, and The Scarred, By Carolyn Baker