Exiting The Anthropocene It has been proposed that humans are now living within a period of the Earth’s history appropriately named ‘The Anthropocene’ (Crutzen and Stoermer 2000). The name is derived from the observed human influence and indeed dominance of all climatic, biophysical and evolutionary processes occurring at a planetary scale. The issue is not
Sumbiocracy As we build The Symbiocene we shall also build a new political system I call Sumbiocracy. Sumbiocracy (from the Greek sumbios meaning ‘living together’, plus cracy meaning ‘rule’) is a form of government where humans govern for the symbiotic, mutually beneficial or benign relationships in socio-biological system at all scales. Sumbiocracy is rule for the Earth – by the Earth, so
Symbiomimicry is beyond biomimicry in that the symbiotic elements of life processes are replicated in human creativity and design. We don’t just copy the form of life, we replicate the life processes that make the mutually beneficial associations between different life forms strong and healthy.
Love of the Earth.
(topos = place), (aversion = 1590–1600; Latin āversiōn- (stem of āversiō ), equivalent to āvers ( us ) turned away ( see averse) + -iōn- -ion) [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/aversion] The feeling that you do not wish to return to a place that you once loved and enjoyed when you know that it has been irrevocably changed