31 Jan 2007
Vandana Shiva has the last word on the Doomer/Powerdown Debate…
At great risk of opening up the whole issue again, I wanted to share a quote with you from Vandana’s talk at the Soil Association conference that for me summed up the whole doomer/powerdown debate that was flying around on **Transition Culture**, the ever-indispensible Energy Bulletin and other places recently. In response to a question during the debate of which she was a part, she said **”the uncertainty of our times is no reason to be certain about hopelessness”**. I think that in those thirteen words she summarised everything I had been trying to say in the various pieces I wrote on the subject. I’ll leave it at that. Just for the record, if I have a headstone when I shuffle off this mortal coil, I would like that written on it.
Deathpower in Cambodia » Blog Archive » Vandana Shiva Quote Saves My Day
31 Jan 10:32pm
[…] Thanks to Rob over at TransitionCulture.org, I get to hear this pronouncement from a woman I deeply admire, Ms. Vandana Shiva: The uncertainty of our times is no reason to be certain about hopelessness. […]