Tag: Apocalypse

Post #2071: I am no zombie expert, but I make a mean pickle….

It has come time to let you know that if you want to hear my voice, and my friend Garth’s take on the connection between community activism, capitalist collapse, colonization, and the zombie apocalypse – there is now an Ideas Documentary that covers all…

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Riders of the Capitalist Apocalypse

According to Slavoj Žižek, the four riders are: Ecological Crises Consequences of the biogenetic revolution Imbalances within the system itself (problems with intellectual property; forthcoming struggles over raw materials, food and water) Explosive growth of social divisions and exclusions Also in the introduction to…

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Apocalyptarian.

Heat waves always bring to mind end-times scenarios for me. You know, like the heat never ends and everything gets brown and dries up and the reservoirs turn to bone before anyone realizes what’s happening and we all end up cooking in the urban…

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Another day, another apocalypse

Yesterday Salon magazine ran a piece by Mike Davis about the end of the Holocene and how this abrupt departure from the climate stability we’ve known for the past 10-11,000 years means that global agriculture is doomed and the planet is going to start…

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Mumbling to myself.

I note here that the Doomsday seed vault built by the Norwegians in the Arctic has received its first shipment of seeds for storage. I am not sure whether that news should provide comfort or not. In me, it really just leaves a chill,…

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