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Common Sense and Ideology

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in Ecology | 32 comments

Common Sense and Ideology

Lately I came across some some op-eds, which made me think, that some people feel the change in the air. It was a short spark of hope, perhaps now we all get to a public discussion get going, about how to organize our journey into the future. This spark ignites every once in while, but is soon burned out. It started this time with Thomas L. Friedmann and his op-ed the Earth is Full (1) in the New York Times June 7, 2011, in which he refers to a future society, were consumption is reduced and...

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The Ecological Ideology

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in Ecology | 13 comments

The Ecological Ideology

One of the strongest key factor in human history was Ideology (1). No matter what the ideology was all about, it was enough that people believed in it. The difference between ideology and religion is narrow one. Ideology does not have the same pretense as religion, which claims to have the answer to eternity. Ideology is more concerned with the Here and Yet. Religion as well as ideology promise their followers happiness and bliss. Fascists, Communists and other fan-clubs of spirituality or...

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