New PDF release: After Progress: Reason and Religion at the End of the

By John Michael Greer

Progress isn't just a target within the West—it's a faith. most folk think in its inherent price as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our religion in growth drives the preferred insistence that height oil and weather swap do not truly matter—after all, our lab-coated excessive monks would certainly bring on yet one more miracle to save lots of us all.

Unfortunately, growth as we have identified it's been completely depending on the breakneck exploitation of part a thousand million years of kept solar within the kind of fossil fuels. because the age of this reasonable, considerable strength attracts to an in depth, growth is grinding to a halt. Unforgiving planetary limits are instructing us that our blind religion in unending exponential progress is a deadly myth.

After Progress addresses this looming paradigm shift, exploring the form of historical past from a standpoint at the a ways aspect of the arrival challenge. John Michael Greer's startling exam of the position our trust structures play within the evolution of our collective recognition is needed analyzing for somebody inquisitive about making feel of the longer term at a time once we needs to search new resources of which means, price, and wish for the period ahead.

John Michael Greer is a student of ecological historical past and an the world over well known futurist whose web publication, The Archdruid Report, has develop into the most extensively stated on-line assets facing the destiny of commercial society. he's the writer of over thirty books, together with Green Wizardry and The lengthy Descent.

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Development is not only a aim within the West—it's a faith. most folk think in its inherent price as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our religion in development drives the preferred insistence that height oil and weather switch do not really matter—after all, our lab-coated excessive clergymen would certainly bring on yet one more miracle to avoid wasting us all.

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