Basic Stances — A Meaningful Life of Simplicity

We articulated three central tenets of the Low Technology Institute. These are simple concepts but they have profound implications for our everyday lives. Naessi articulated a list of character traits (adapted below) that we hope to cultivate in our society. These are not meant to be rules, but examples of how one might live. The … More Basic Stances — A Meaningful Life of Simplicity

Basic Stances — Deep Ecology and the Problem of Anthropocentrism

The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming novel EcoGuerrillas. The environment has played a prominent role in the rise and fall of civilizations throughout history and will have an out-sized effect on industrialized society, but people raising awareness of problems with greenhouse emissions, fossil fuels, the arctic, dams, rain forests, and endangered species are … More Basic Stances — Deep Ecology and the Problem of Anthropocentrism