Friday, 08 November 2013 10:37
The future of the human species—if there is to be a future—must be radically green, red, black and female.
If we take this seriously—a human future, that is, if we really care about whether there will be a human future—each one of us who claims to care has to be willing to be challenged, radically. How we think, feel, and act—it’s all open to critique, and no one gets off easy, because everyone has failed. Individually and collectively, we have failed to create just societies or a sustainable human presence on the planet. That failure may have been inevitable—the human with the big brain may be an evolutionary dead-end—but still it remains our failure. So, let’s deal with it, individually and collectively.