Freeconomy Blog - September 2010
The only thing more taboo to question than the consequential unsustainability of using money, is the sustainability of sex. Given that the population is predicted to hit 9.4 billion by 2050, coupled with the fact that we're already suffering from Three Planet Syndrome (3.1 to be exact), a growing number of people are understandably questioning how many children we now bring into the world. Obviously, you can have sex without making babies, and whilst using contraception is definitely more sustainable than having sixteen children each, it still doesn't mean it's actually sustainable, or even close.
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The Flaw of modern Environmentalism
After I wrote the Moneyless Vrs Shop Local blog a few weeks ago, a friend of mine, Shaun Chamberlin (author of The Transition Timeline), sent me a link to a fantastic article by Marcin Gerwin for the Permaculture Research Institute in the US. A number of the points Gerwin makes in this article are absolutely critical to us understanding the true nature of the situation we find ourselves in now, and what the consequences will be if we merely 'go green' in the same economic model we find ourselves in currently.
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