CLIMATE CATASTROPE: The case for rebellion
The video linked here is a lecture by Dr. Rupert Read, a Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia.
"On the Paris trajectory we are headed towards 4°C or 5, something like that - and that is not compatible with civilization as we know it."
"Industrial society is finished. It *will* end."
Text outline: http://basiscraft.com/CLIMATE/rupert-reed-talk.html
Climate Note #7: What is to be done.
Perhaps the greatest political taboo is that against any threat to economic growth. Policy interventions must aim to stimulate, or at least not impede economic growth. Yet, all necessary paths to address the climate crisis require immediate, substantial reductions in economic output.
Climate song by "The Shook Twins": "[My god] What have we done." It rocks. Danceable! Really.
Climate note #6 about how current "green" public policy assumes a world we're not really in and aims for a world that can't possibly exist.
hard-to-read image version attached.
To save the human habitat, at least for now, the economy must suffer.
Climate note #5: "Your lifestyle or your life - physical and economic limits"
For a chance to stay below global warming of 1.5°C, sharp emissions reductions must begin this year.
Delaying action even just a few years would have devastating consequences.
Climate note #4: "Massive die-offs and possible extinction: really?!?"
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Very, very bad news. The Supreme Court just gutted basic human rights for anyone who's not a US citizen by declaring that immigrants (including those with permanent residence) can be held indefinitely. https://www.npr.org/2018/02/27/589096901/supreme-court-ruling-means-immigrants-can-continue-to-be-detained-indefinitely
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I spent one day in Jail and it was absolutely horrific and now you’re saying if I didn’t happen to be born here I could’ve been kept there INDEFINITELY
to be clear detainment isn’t some Orange Is The New Black communal life shit
Detainment is being kept in a cell possibly alone with no free access to water or toilet paper or any kind of stimulus and they MIGHT feed you so.
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Undocumented immigrant detainment centers are concentration camps
Several trillion dollars of hype suddenly makes sense when you realise that many people talking about 'blockchain' think they are the first in the world to discover the concepts of immutable data structures and linked lists.
Several... dozen, at LEAST... Scheme and Haskell users are sitting biting their nails saying 'look, we've been TRYING to tell you...'
@Jehu Any idea if anarchism.space will be back?
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