Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.” Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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From Intranets to DEX in 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

DEX 2018 will be held in Sydney on June 6-8, 2018. To accelerate progress, this conference brings together intranet teams, digital teams, internal comms, IT and HR.

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Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

The so-called leaders of most of the world’s most powerful nations are incompetent and unstable, and this has been the case at least since the events of 2001. Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

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Fragments

How to Save the World

At an ever-accelerating rate, we are starting to appreciate that none of these beliefs is true — that we have been lying to ourselves and to each other since our species first developed the capacity to lie and the language and other tools to do it convincingly.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

Since it began, every bit, 100%, of our global industrial culture’s “growth” is attributable to ever-accelerating use of cheap, readily available energy. And they’ll become more and more plentiful as climate change accelerates.

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