The Derrick Jensen Reader: Writings on Environmental Revolution

The Derrick Jensen Reader: Writings on Environmental Revolution

Derrick Jensen


In an age marked through possible unstoppable environmental cave in and the pressing quest for suggestions, environmental thinker Derrick Jensen, the voice of the starting to be deep ecology circulate, unearths for us new seeds of desire. right here for the 1st time in The Derrick Jensen Reader are accrued beneficiant decisions from his prescient, unflinching books at the challenge of civilization and the trail to real resistance.

In the acclaimed A Language Older Than Words, Jensen dissects his personal abusive adolescence to check the pathology of Western tradition and stocks with us the ability and wonder of an alliance with the wildlife. He keeps to exploit the lens of his personal adventure in addition to the knowledge of philosophers, activists, and lecturers to reveal oppression and get in touch with us to motion in his different early works, Listening to the Land, A tradition of Make Believe, Strangely Like War, and Walking on Water. We see his research deepen whilst he asks us to simply accept that the one ethical reaction to biocide is resistance within the two-volume Endgame, a fact he explores additional in Thought to Exist within the Wild, What We depart Behind, the photograph novel As the realm Burns, and in his novels, Songs of the Dead and Lives much less Valuable. And in Dreams, Jensen's newest paintings, he leads us nonetheless additional towards his imaginative and prescient for a healed planet, releasing us to determine past the bounds of our current tradition to a destiny luminous with that means.

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