“Doomers” like Albert Bates and Guy McPherson are balanced by a few who see and sense much of the same and yet internally clothe the entirety in an infinitely larger, richer light. For example, Carolyn Baker, and especially, Joanna Macy. Interesting that they are both female.
“Yes, it looks bleak. But you are still alive now. You are alive with all the others, in this present moment. And because the truth is speaking in the work, it unlocks the heart. And there’s such a feeling and experience of adventure. It’s like a trumpet call to a great adventure. In all great adventures there comes a time when the little band of heroes feels totally outnumbered and bleak, like Frodo in Lord of the Rings or Pilgrim in Pilgrim’s Progress. You learn to say ‘It looks bleak. Big deal, it looks bleak.’” Read More