Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Cultural Entitlement


Now, a look at a different kind of antisocial behaviour: Anti-Life behaviour. Behaviour which has one aim, and that is the conversion of the living world into dead products. 


The Tyranny of Entitlement is Derrick Jensen's latest article on Orion Magazine, on the insanity of the culture's tacit acceptance of a perpetual-growth economy.

It's well worth a read all the way through.

"The more quickly the living world is converted into dead products, the higher the GNP"


and



"We can’t stop them by making them feel guilty. We can’t stop them by appealing to them to do the right thing. The only way to stop them is to make it so they have no other choice. "