Wednesday, August 16

why don't we change


When we see how our actions effect the planet and our life support systems, why don't we change what we do?

Derrick Jensen has this to say:

Jensen: If your experience is that your water comes from the tap and that your food comes from the grocery store then you are going to defend to the death the system that brings those to you because your life depends on that; if your experience is that your water comes from a river and that your food comes from a land base then you will defend those to the death because your life depends on them. So part of the problem is that we have become so dependent upon this system that is killing and exploiting us, it has become almost impossible for us to imagine living outside of it and it's very difficult physically for us to live outside of it. Read more...


1 comment:

Danielle said...

this is a fascinating article... thanks for the introduction to COUNTERPUNCH.