Imagining Shangri-La: In Defence of Utopian Thinking

Imagine: You have been given a chance to recreate society completely from scratch. Yes, you personally have to devise a set of principles by which we will all live. But there’s a catch: You don’t get to know who you will be in this society. You don’t know if you will be rich or poor,Continue reading “Imagining Shangri-La: In Defence of Utopian Thinking”

What Dreams May Come: Dealing With the Rise of Eco-Anxiety

You and your family board a plane. As the plane takes off, something strange starts to happen. The passengers get out of their seats and start removing or damaging ever-increasing portions of the plane itself: engine, wings, fuel pumps, navigation, electrical, windows, steering, etc. Understandably, you start to panic. You rush over to the passengersContinue reading “What Dreams May Come: Dealing With the Rise of Eco-Anxiety”