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The long descent : a user's guide to the end of the industrial age

Author: John Michael Greer
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, 2008.
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Americans are expressing deep concern about U.S. dependence on petroleum, rising energy prices, and the threat of climate change. Greer examines the basis of such fear through three core themes: Industrial society is following the same well-worn path that has led other civilizations into decline, a path involving a much slower and more complex transformation than the sudden catastrophes imagined by so many social  Read more...
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Greer, John Michael.
Long descent.
Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2008
(OCoLC)216936682
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Michael Greer
ISBN: 155092396X 9781550923964
OCLC Number: 637045213
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 259 pages)
Contents: The end of the industrial age --
The stories we tell ourselves --
Briefing for the descent --
Facing the deindustrial age --
Tools for the transition --
The spiritual dimension.
Responsibility: John Michael Greer.
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