Alongside the Extinction Rebellion movement we need an ‘Extantion Celebration’ movement. ‘Extantion’ is an action that values the existence of life. That which is still in existence (extant) should be celebrated for its continued presence on this Earth. Yes, we should be rebelling against extinction, yet if people do not know what diversity of life […]Read More Extantion Celebration
Sick of the words ‘climate change denier’? Here is a new one to describe the various merchants of denial, outright lies, feigned ignorance, deception and pedlars of falsehoods. Klimaliar: A collective noun for all sorts of liars and deceivers about the state of the Earth and especially its climate. From the Greek klima, surface of the earth, region and liar, one […]Read More Klimaliar
It troubles me that we do not have a concept for the opposite of ecocide. I tentatively propose “Terraliben” (Terra = earth), and liben (Old High German, lebēn, to live, from Germanic libēn)) meaning ‘let the Earth live’. Terranascient thinking might be enough, yet I feel that a strong, simple counter to ecocide and tierracide is urgently […]Read More Terraliben: Let the Earth live!
A person who tends a farm defined as “an area of land, esp. together with a house and other buildings, used for growing crops or keeping animals” plus one who thinks philosophically and creatively while doing work on said farm. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/farmRead More Farmosopher
Sumbiotecture To design and build according to Symbiocene principles, sumbiocentric thinking, symbiomimicry and the discipline of sumbiology, (sumbios: living together and techne: to build). The archi in architecture means to rule or to command … it has to go. Symbioscapes Symbiotically animated landscapes that require sumbiocentric thinking to bring the scape (a stalk) to life., (symbiosis, living […]Read More Sumbiotecture and More
Sumbiocide is the deliberate killing of symbiotically unified communities of life at all scales. Sumbiocide is inflicted by humans on the living parts of the symbioment and societies. It is a sub-set of ecocide or the deliberate destruction of the living and non-living elements of ecosystems and tierracide, the deliberate destruction of the totality of complex […]Read More Sumbiocide
Come gather ’round people wherever you roam And admit that the carbon around you has grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone. If your clime to you is worth savin’ Then you better start thinkin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone For the climes they are a-changin’. Come scientists and […]Read More ‘For the climes they are a-changin’