Problem of Civilization

ISBN-10: 158322730X
ISBN-13: 9781583227305
Edition: 2006 (Reprint)
Authors: Derrick Jensen
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Description: Accepting the widespread belief that industrialised culture erodes the natural world, and building on simple but provocative premises, the author argues for a return to agrarian communal life via the destruction of civilisation.

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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 6/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Accepting the widespread belief that industrialised culture erodes the natural world, and building on simple but provocative premises, the author argues for a return to agrarian communal life via the destruction of civilisation.

Premises
Apocalypse
Five Stories
Civilization
Clean Water
Catastrophe
Violence
Irredeemable
Counterviolence
Listening to the Land
Carrying Capacity
The Needs of the Natural World
Predator and Prey
Choices
Abuse
A Culture of Occupation
Why Civilization is Killing the World, Part I
Why Civilization is Killing the World, Part II
Bringing Down Civilization, Part I
A History of Violence
Hatred
Love Does Not Imply Pacifism
It's Time to Get Out
Courage
Hope
The Civilized Will Smile as They Tear You Limb from Limb
Their Insanity Was Permanent
Romantic Nihilism
Neck Deep in Denial
Making It Happen
Fulcrums
Violence
Spending Our Way to Sustainability
Empathy and Its Other
Should We Fight Back?
Star Wars
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
About the Author

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