Comments on: Welcome!!! http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/ Sharon Astyk's Ruminations on an Ambiguous Future Thu, 04 Dec 2008 01:12:35 +0000 #?v=2.3.2 By: Emily http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/#comment-14 Emily Sun, 27 Jan 2008 20:41:00 +0000 http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/#comment-14 As a regular reader of "Casaubon's Book," I just wanted to give you kudos for your launch of this second website. Your description of the "too little time/not enough moola/too many cool things to do!" dilemma makes a lot of sense, and I think you've found a great solution. I added your new blog to my rss feed and will read them both. I'm glad that I can support your writing (via advertising income to you)simply by reading this new blog. <br/><br/>Best of luck as you continue to make changes that work for your family, and thanks for sharing your thoughts and furthering these important conversations about our future.<br/><br/>--Emily As a regular reader of “Casaubon’s Book,” I just wanted to give you kudos for your launch of this second website. Your description of the “too little time/not enough moola/too many cool things to do!” dilemma makes a lot of sense, and I think you’ve found a great solution. I added your new blog to my rss feed and will read them both. I’m glad that I can support your writing (via advertising income to you)simply by reading this new blog.

Best of luck as you continue to make changes that work for your family, and thanks for sharing your thoughts and furthering these important conversations about our future.

–Emily

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By: dan http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/#comment-13 dan Thu, 27 Dec 2007 03:03:00 +0000 http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/#comment-13 This is what Anne Haynes posted on Dot Earth blog at NYTimes website, run by Andrew Revkin:<br/><br/>"For the “efforts to balance infinite human aspirations with a finite Earth” theme - presumably you’re aware of the Riot for Austerity movement that Sharon Astyk is part of?<br/><br/>…which makes me, personally, want to scream, since it a) provides such a convenient target for the deniers’ “if you accept global warming you’ll have to completely change your way of life” cudgel - already way too persuasive, for the class of folks who reason by outcome - and b) provides an easy “oh but I’m already doing my part” out, for people who are into relationship, not politics.<br/><br/><br/><br/>(fyi, had a set-to with Sharon and her posse about the Riot, in comments here<br/>and here, that made my level of optimism drop about 90%. If (IMO) even the people that get it don’t get it…) <br/><br/>— Posted by Anna Haynes " This is what Anne Haynes posted on Dot Earth blog at NYTimes website, run by Andrew Revkin:

“For the “efforts to balance infinite human aspirations with a finite Earth” theme - presumably you’re aware of the Riot for Austerity movement that Sharon Astyk is part of?

…which makes me, personally, want to scream, since it a) provides such a convenient target for the deniers’ “if you accept global warming you’ll have to completely change your way of life” cudgel - already way too persuasive, for the class of folks who reason by outcome - and b) provides an easy “oh but I’m already doing my part” out, for people who are into relationship, not politics.

(fyi, had a set-to with Sharon and her posse about the Riot, in comments here
and here, that made my level of optimism drop about 90%. If (IMO) even the people that get it don’t get it…)

— Posted by Anna Haynes “

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By: dan http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/#comment-12 dan Thu, 27 Dec 2007 02:59:00 +0000 http://sharonastyk.com/2007/12/18/welcome-2/#comment-12 Sharon,<br/>Shalom aleichem from Taiwan, where I reside after 40 years in the USA, and 5 years in Japan, and now 11 years in Taiwan. Your intro is very interesting and looking forward to seeing your books in the future. Power to you!<br/><br/>I am sure you never heard about polar cities before, and now, at this moment, ! , you have. I feel that global warming is going to do us all in in the future, that govts are not going to tackle it, that the tech fixes are not going work, and that only a few people will be willing to live austere lives. I am already living an austere life. I don't have a car, i don't use a car, i don't use any transport by my bicycle, i don't use airplanes anymore. i don't buy anything new, just fresh food. i don't own anything. and i live a simple life quite happy. I am ready for whatever happens.<br/><br/>So polar cities is my concept for that what if scenarip. take a look at my blog at http://pcillu101.blogspot.com to see images and vist climatechange3000.blogspot.com, too, to see more<br/><br/>email me and tell me what u think at danbloom GMAIL....monbiot and lovelock are right, i believe all is lost, but it won't get bad unntil 500 years more. slowly, drip drip drip. but your movement of riot for austerity is welcome, it is another shocking wake up call. go go go.<br/><br/>danny Sharon,
Shalom aleichem from Taiwan, where I reside after 40 years in the USA, and 5 years in Japan, and now 11 years in Taiwan. Your intro is very interesting and looking forward to seeing your books in the future. Power to you!

I am sure you never heard about polar cities before, and now, at this moment, ! , you have. I feel that global warming is going to do us all in in the future, that govts are not going to tackle it, that the tech fixes are not going work, and that only a few people will be willing to live austere lives. I am already living an austere life. I don’t have a car, i don’t use a car, i don’t use any transport by my bicycle, i don’t use airplanes anymore. i don’t buy anything new, just fresh food. i don’t own anything. and i live a simple life quite happy. I am ready for whatever happens.

So polar cities is my concept for that what if scenarip. take a look at my blog at http://pcillu101.blogspot.com to see images and vist climatechange3000.blogspot.com, too, to see more

email me and tell me what u think at danbloom GMAIL….monbiot and lovelock are right, i believe all is lost, but it won’t get bad unntil 500 years more. slowly, drip drip drip. but your movement of riot for austerity is welcome, it is another shocking wake up call. go go go.

danny

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