By Ellen LaConte
Corporate capitalism has ravaged the planet an identical method HIV ravages the human physique, triggering a serious mass of cascading environmental, monetary, social, and political crises. fiscal and weather instability, collapsing ecosystems, height fossil fuels, and devastating source wars—if the Earth have been a sufferer, her will be severe. Life Rules deals a complete research of our current situations, mixed with a holistic remedy protocol for restoring future health to weak human and typical communities.
Predicting that existence will final, but when we do not make a few basic alterations, lifestyles as we all know it—and loads of us—won't, Life Rules identifies normal legislation that experience allowed non-human groups to thrive and prosper for a number of billion years, including:
- Local self-reliance
- Mutual interdependence
- Reliance on non-fossil resources of power
- Resource conservation, sharing, and recycling
- Radically democratic self-organization and governance
This sobering but primarily confident manifesto is needed examining for someone interested by our skill to reside inside of Earth's capability. a strong software for group transition and cultural transformation, Life Rules deals an answer to our international demanding situations that's right now authentically hopeful, deeply inspiring, and profoundly liberating.
Ellen LaConte is performing director of the EarthWalk Alliance, a contributing editor to Green Horizon Magazine and The Ecozoic, a common speak convey visitor, and writer of the place to begin on-line publication. She has written books approximately Helen and Scott Nearing, homesteaders and best-selling authors of Living the great Life, and she or he is the writer of the approaching environmental novel Afton.
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