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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 10:01 am    Post subject: Update from the Archdruid Greer Reply with quote

As some of you may know, John Greer, recently shut down his long-running blog.

https://www.reddit.com/r/collapse/comments/6dpzo4/im_john_michael_greer_author_of_the_long_descent/

Here he is responding to questions on reddit and a new blog has been created.

http://www.ecosophia.net/excuse-dust-clutter/

To add a personal comment, John Greer has been the most influential writer in my life. He has transformed my thinking of the world and our likely future, both for me personally and our wider industrial civilization.

His politics is complex, certainly a "declinist" who follows the patterns of history with a deep knowledge of ecology, sustainability and the environment.

Yet, he is also not your typical Biff style Green leftie-liberal with a smug view of the world. Greer, rooted in his deep reading of history, has no illusions about how grim the impact of our decline and fall as a civilization will be and the likely impact of mass migration, climate change and shrinking resources will be for social order.

That is why Greer can at times be such a challenging read for those on the "progressive" wing of politics. Yet, he is also a huge challenge to many on the "Right". His system-level critique of the market economy goes to the heart of what many on the Right think on economics and politics.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That makes me feel really *old*: I remember reading the 1st posts of it only a few months after it appeared.

In an unrelated incident, I've just found out today that The Idle Foundation forum seems to have bitten the dust too.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.ecosophia.net/the-twilight-of-anthropolatry/

Greer's latest.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Yet even among those people who think they take climate change seriously, you’ll have to look long and hard to find the very few who take it seriously enough to stop making the problem worse with their own actions. "

Spot on!
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love Greer.

The best writer around on our current predicament.

Re-reading his books at the moment... the man is a genius.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://legalise-freedom.com/radio/john-michael-greer-beyond-collapse-the-future-of-civilization/

Greer's interview on the decline of civilization and where he is going next with his new blog.

Fascinating as always.

Greer is required reading for anybody who has discovered this little forum.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.ecosophia.net/july-2017-stormwatch-climate-change/

Greer's latest.

A chilling update on the accelerating man-made climate change chaos coming.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lord Beria3 wrote:
http://www.ecosophia.net/july-2017-stormwatch-climate-change/

Greer's latest.

A chilling update on the accelerating man-made climate change chaos coming.


Yes, a level-headed précis, though a thousand of these will change nothing.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.ecosophia.net/men-unlike-gods/

Greer's latest...
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quite beautifully written
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.ecosophia.net/july-2017-open-post/

Greer's latest... free flowing q and a session.

Superb Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.ecosophia.net/hate-new-sex/

Greer's latest. Absolutely superb.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Greer's latest. A tour de force

http://www.ecosophia.net/death-god-speculation/
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lord Beria3 wrote:
Greer's latest. A tour de force

http://www.ecosophia.net/death-god-speculation/


Yes, he does write very well.

Shame the subject of religion is so...(insert your own deprecatory word here).
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