the visible hand

it is the theory which decides what can be observed – einstein

Why personal change does not equal political change

Posted by ecoshift on July 13, 2009

Food for thought. I’m not sure I see the options as quite so stark, but I do agree that consumer power is limited. It’s like trying to drive a car without a steering wheel…

Forget Shorter Showers | Derrick Jensen | Orion Magazine

“WOULD ANY SANE PERSON think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday, or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons, or that dancing naked around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights Act of 1957 or the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Then why now, with all the world at stake, do so many people retreat into these entirely personal “solutions”?”

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