17 Jul '11, 6pm

You Can't Kill a Planet and Live on It, Too

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource page and our Organic Transitions page . Let's expose the structure of violence that keeps the world economy running. With an entire planet being slaughtered before our eyes, it's terrifying to watch the very culture responsible for this - the culture of industrial civilization, fueled by a finite source of fossil fuels, primarily a dwindling supply of oil - thrust forward wantonly to fuel its insatiable appetite for "growth." Deluded by myths of progress and suffering from the psychosis of technomania complicated by addiction to depleting oil reserves, industrial society leaves a crescendo of atrocities in its wake. A very partial list would include the Bhopal chemical disaster, numerous oil spills, the illegal depleted uranium-spewing occupations of Iraq, Afghanistan, mountainto...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23632.cfm

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