The Ecotechnic Future has ratings and 28 reviews. Ted said: A hard book for me to review, so I’m going to put it off for awhile. The book is just ful. Get the The Ecotechnic Future at Microsoft Store and compare products with the latest customer reviews and ratings. Download or ship for free. Free returns. The industrial age made possible by fossil fuels will surely decline as these fuels run out. In The Ecotechnic Future John Michael Greer alerts the listener to.

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Sober, I think, is the word to describe it. I suppose I was looking for something a little mo It’s very well written, and there are parts of this book I genuinely found interesting.

John Michael Greer “The Ecotechnic Future”

But for that there’s of course all the Peak Oil etc. Somehow we will invent a ecoetchnic system of money and muddle-through. He persuasively argues for the need to respond adaptively to the changes ahead, and to encourage people to pursue as many different ideas as possible, rather than formulating a detailed plan of action on which everyone can agree.

I’m definitely getting more JMG books.

Review: The Ecotechnic Future by John Michael Greer

Return to Book Page. Eric Michael Summerer Length: Absolutely worth every minute. He blogs at thearchdruidreport. The greater the number of decades you have lived, the better able you are to see the future he outlines.

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He has the multidisciplinary smarts to deeply understand our human dilemma as we stand on the verge of the inevitable collapse of industrialism. Wicked as in Witch Ecotechnc review: Roy Scranton Narrated by: This is an excellent book to encourage your offspring to read if you’re a parent. From farmer Joel Salatin’s edotechnic of view, life in the 21st century just ain’t normal.

Review: The Ecotechnic Future by John Michael Greer – Resilience

Would have loved to have this guy as a prof. America, says Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, is convulsed by an array of pathologies that have arisen out of profound hopelessness, a bitter despair and a civil society that has ceased to function. Some of it is really scary and hard hitting stuff, which is hard to stomach.

He has the multidisciplinary smarts to deeply understand our human dilemma as we stand on the verge of the inevitable collapse of industrialism. He also excells in putting things back into perspective, futjre the fear of an “apocalyptic” crisis that is often provoked in the peak oil discussion, while proposing tangible steps to transition into a more sustainable way of living, reaffirming me in my own decisions, convictions and fugure for the near future.

Conservation begins in our minds, but demands much more than that. This review is for both of them, as they made me feel and think more or less the same things.

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Menu Resilience Building a world of resilient communities. Aug 22, Teo rated it really liked it Shelves: These are for me also trends which could provide solutions to the current fossil fuels.

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Swap it for free. Peter Sassafras, Australia And futuge power required to melt the sand and drive the machines making the modules can come from electricity generated by CSP plants. This is an excellent book to encourage your offspring to read if you’re a parent.

Greer delivers to readers an ancient system of divination in ecotechnoc easy-to-use form requiring little more than a pen and a piece of paper. Jun 10, Ben rated it really liked it Shelves: While some might have issues with the author’s religion, the book itself offers an interesting preview of a world that may come, perhaps sooner than we think.

Anyway, even when Greer is wrong, he’s interesting Some of the training that prepares us for industrial jobs is completely useless in a post-carbon world.

Mr Greer’s book describes a future much different than what most people envision.

Not to be missed. Greer argues that transitioning to an industrial society based on renewable energy is impossible given where we are on the oil depletion curve. He’s upfront about not having all the answers, making clear that the future will be made by action and not speculation.