Connecting with a place or the other-than-human being who inhabit a place happens the same way as connecting to another human being …
“Despite increasing media representation of these threats, we live in what Anders called ‘the age of the inability to be afraid.”
I am concerned about the drift toward authoritarian, even totalitarian (through the use of technology), control implied by COVID restrictions.
To a certain extent, the anxiety that we experience when contemplating the “end of the world as we know it”, is a function of privilege.
My recommendations for what apocalyptic movies to watch (and not watch)
The climate catastrophe is really nothing at all like a comet.
10. Show up.
11. Reinvest in meaningful work.
12. Do all this in community with others.
7. Move beyond thinking.
8. Take breaks and rest.
9. Practice gratitude.
Step 4. Honor your mortality and the mortality of all.
Step 5. Let yourself feel all your feelings.
Step 6. Withdraw your projections from others.
Step 1. Accept the severity of our predicament.
Step 2. Acknowledge that we are all part of the problem.
Step 3. Practice sitting with uncertainty.