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Endgame. Volume 1, The problem of civilization

Author: Derrick Jensen
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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The companion piece to Derrick Jensen?s immensely popular and highly acclaimed works A Language Older Than Words and The Culture of Make Believe, Endgame stands to become Jensen?s most influential book. Building on a series of simple but increasingly provocative premises, Jensen leaves us hoping for what may be inevitable: a return to agrarian communal life via the disintegration of civilization itself. --Publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derrick Jensen
ISBN: 158322730X 9781583227305
OCLC Number: 64745326
Description: xii, 495 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Apocalypse --
Five stories --
Civilization --
Clean water --
Catastrophe --
Violence --
Irredeemable --
Counterviolence --
Listening to the land --
Carrying capacity --
The needs of the natural world --
Predator and prey --
Choices --
Abuse --
A culture of occupation --
Why civilization is killing the world, part I --
Why civilization is killing the world, part II --
Bringing down civilization, part I --
A history of violence --
Hatred --
Love does not imply pacifism --
It's time to get out --
Courage --
Hope --
The civilized will smile as they tear you limb from limb --
Their insanity was permanent --
Romantic nihilism --
Neck deep in denial --
Making it happen --
Fulcrums --
Violence --
Spending our way to sustainability --
Empathy and its other --
Should we fight back? --
Star wars.
Other Titles: Problem of civilization
Responsibility: Derrick Jensen.

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The companion piece to Derrick Jensen?s immensely popular and highly acclaimed works A Language Older Than Words and The Culture of Make Believe, Endgame stands to become Jensen?s most influential book. Building on a series of simple but increasingly provocative premises, Jensen leaves us hoping for what may be inevitable: a return to agrarian communal life via the disintegration of civilization itself. --Publisher.

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