What are we gonna do when the shit hits – in slow motion – the fan? Now that all out thermonuclear war is unlikely, the “world” (i.e. Western technological society) is going to end with a series of increasingly pathetic whimpers rather than a bang. What is resilience? What skills are needed. Dave Pollard, author of the excellent “how to save the world” site, has done some hard and useful tabulating and categorizing of knowledge, skills, capacities and behaviour patterns and in his latest post “Will you and your community survive collapse?”
This list will come in dead useful as I write my book on social movements and climate change, entitled “And We Are Not Saved.” Of which more another time….