A sustainable future depends upon our ability to perceive the limits of certainty, and to embrace the uncertainty that has always been there.
Instead of arguing about irrelevant details on topics we agree upon, isn't it logical to stop seeking total agreement and aim for minimum consensus?
The mass effect of individual actions can produce an outcome at odds with the original intent of those decisions. Is this the manifest will of the people?
Allowing the values we hold to be expressed through action should not be a matter of guilt. Sustainability will come when we turn the tide.
Sustainability echoes the European Enlightenment period. Today, 21st century Natural Philosophers hold their thinking up against today's orthodoxies.
Humans unconsciously tend to assume that the status quo is somehow right and natural. How might this affect our ability to build a sustainable future?
Optimism for a sustainable future might be pointless in cosmic terms but then so is pretty much anything when viewed in this light.
What is reality? You don’t need faith to believe in physics, to understand the laws of energy, to know that we are a populous species on a finite planet
We don’t always have to think of time as a linear pathway towards the future. Many millions of years are lived by humanity every day - just imagine if we could harness and make use of that time ...