“If humans are responsible to the problem, they must be capable of undoing it. We have an idiomatic name for those who hold the fate of the world in their hands, as we do: gods. But for the moment, at least, most of us seem more inclined to run from that responsibility than embrace it- […]
“Come with me and I will find what you are looking for. In the shadow of the Yellow Fever Tree you will find beauty that you cannot touch, an image you can capture but not possess; and life you can protect but still destroy. After that you can dance to the music of tomorrow.” Joshua […]
“The day when a man stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own efforts and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets consideration of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.” Charles Pierre de Frédy, Baron de […]
“There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination.” . Lionel Mordecai Trilling was an American literary critic, short story writer, essayist, and teacher.
“Thinking like ethical people, dressing like ethical people, decorating our homes like ethical people makes not a damn of difference unless we also behave like ethical people. When it comes to flying, there seems to be no connection between intention and action.” . George Joshua Richard Monbiot is a British writer known for his environmental […]