Of what possible use is it to imagine the end of civilization or even of the species? Is this kind of imagination simply a pessimistic indulgence or can it contribute to “green” and other positive results?
When I was a child, my family’s pastor used to elbow into almost every sermon an admiring reference to “St. John languishing in exile on the rock-bound, sea-girt island of Patmos.” (What island is not sea-girt? I wondered, dangling my little legs over the pew.) He was referring to the author of the grisly Book of Revelations, …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green