Health and Generation Symbiocene

I take it as axiomatic that symbiosis is foundational to life at all levels and that symbiogenesis is at least as important as natural selection in the evolution of life on Earth. In the era after the Anthropocene, the┬áSymbiocene, the physical and mental health of humans will be vitally connected to health in symbiotically structured […]

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The Psychoterratic Typology

  The Realm of Negative and Positive Earth Emotions Terraphthoran (Negative) Origin and Year Terranascian (Positive) Origin and Year Nostalgia Hoffer 1688 Endemophilia Albrecht 2010 Eco-Necrophilia Fromm 1965 Biophilia Fromm 1965 Biophobia Kellert & Wilson 1995 Biophilia Wilson 1984 Ecophobia Sobel 1995 Ecophilia Sobel 1995 Solastalgia Albrecht 2003 Topophilia Tuan 1974 Global Dread Albrecht 2003 […]

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Growth in The Sumboikos

My work is pro-growth. However, it is not pro-parasitic or terraphthoric growth which is tierracide (Earth murder). It is the negation of the above and its replacement with a form of growth that is consistent with symbiosis, a foundation of life on Earth as we know it. Terranascient growth is good and we need as […]

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The Perversion of Resilience and Regenerating the Undesirable.

The concept of ‘resilience’ (Holling 2001, Walker and Salt 2006) has been appropriated by forces determined to pull it into the gravitational influence of industrial society on a globalised scale. Instead of helping us rebound into configurations of successful models of living after disturbance, we are now seeing ‘resilience’ being used to justify the ongoing […]

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