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CULTURAL CRITIQUE BOOK SALE Ever wonder what the future is going to look like? Receive 15% off when you buy 3 or more of these print books.Just type in CulturalCritiqueBundle15 in the discount code at checkout.

After Progress

‣ Progress is not just a goal in the West-it's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that peak oil and climate change don't actually matter-after all, our lab-coated high priests ...

After Progress

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Decline and Fall

"Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world."

Although he was writing nearly a century ago, Yeats could just as easily be describing the United States today. The decline and fall of America's global empire is the central feature of today's geopolitical landscape, and the nature of our response ...

Decline and Fall

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Evolution's Edge

‣ It is now 5 minutes to midnight on the Doomsday Clock, reflecting the fact that we are closer to assuring the obliteration of our species than we have been at any time since the early eighties. We are rapidly approaching a tipping point, where we will either transform our violent, exploitative global system into a peaceful, cooperative ...

Evolution's Edge

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Reinventing Collapse

‣ The United States is in steep decline. Plagued by runaway debt, a shrinking economy and environmental catastrophes to rival Chernobyl, the US has been retracing the trajectory of the Soviet Union in the early 1980's toward national bankruptcy and political dissolution. By comparing a collapse that has run its course to one that ...

Reinventing Collapse

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Shrinking the Technosphere

‣ Over the past two centuries we have witnessed a wholesale replacement of most of the previous methods of conducting both business and daily life with new, technologically advanced, more efficient methods.

What exactly is progressive or efficient about this new arrangement is hardly ever examined in depth: if the new ways of doing ...

Shrinking the Technosphere

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Techno-Fix

‣ Nanotechnology! Genetic engineering! Miracle Drugs! We are promised that new technological developments will magically save us from the dire consequences of the 300-year fossil-fueled binge known as modern industrial civilization, without demanding any fundamental changes in our behavior. There is a pervasive belief that technological ...

Techno-Fix

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The Biology of Wonder

‣ What is life? In The Biology of Wonder, scientist Andreas Weber resolves this fundamental enigma, arguing that humans, like all living beings, are creative, evolutionary forces who cannot exist apart from nature.

The Biology of Wonder

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The Ecotechnic Future
In response to the coming impact of peak oil, John Michael Greer helps us envision the transition from an industrial society to a sustainable ecotechnic world-not returning to the past, but creating a society that supports relatively advanced technology on a sustainable resource base.

Fusing human ecology and history, this book challenges ...

The Ecotechnic Future

Paperback $18.95