19 Sep '11, 3am

Why Aren't We Sustainable?

The biggest threat to America is the American way of life, yet we cling to it like a sweaty pillow on a sleepless night. How can we become a sustainable and affordable society when long-held routines, rituals, regulations and recipes remain largely unchallenged? It’s our social software that needs to change, since so many of our challenges are deeply embedded in our collective value system. When we agree on a new definition of the word “success,” we are Munchkins, “out of the woods.” To create a clean and green new normal, let’s use a collective strategy proven to break addictions at the individual level: Admit we have a problem. Seek support, cooperation and cultural consensus. Create a new national identity, as other nations already have. Design and maintain more equitable policies, greener technologies and the social structures to preserve them. We keep hoping our famil...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/149-why-aren-t-we-susta...

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