Nate Hagens, 11 May 2011
Chapter from Fleeing Vesuvius
Humans have an innate need for status and for novelty in their lives. Unfortunately, the modern world has adopted very energy- and resource-intensive ways of meeting those needs. Other ways are going to have to be found as part of the move to a more sustainable world.
Phi Beta Iota: Buckminster Fuller understood the centrality of time/energy, but he did not grasp the psychological roots of collective self-destruction. This is an extraordinary article in every possible way. Strategic Analytics & Smart Nations are a solution.