June 16, 2015

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“Tastefully Appointed Human Godhood: It’s All About Us!” Richard Heinberg

“Is the anthropocene the culmination of human folly or the commencement of human godhood? Will the emerging epoch be depleted and post-apocalyptic or tastefully appointed by generations of techno-savvy ecosystem engineers? Environmental philosophers are currently engaged in what amounts to a heated debate about the limits of human agency. That discussion is especially engrossing because…it’s all about us!

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Richard Heinberg. Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, 2015

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