The Quest for Gaia: A Book of Changes

The Quest for Gaia: A Book of Changes

Kit Pedler


package Pedler, the scientist who co-created the 'Doomwatch' tv sequence to warn us of the hazards of expertise, offers his imaginative and prescient of a unconditionally various means of being on this planet. Mankind, Pedler believes, stands at a severe element in background and has to think again its courting and the internet of interactions that make up the whole life-form of the planet. Pedler calls this life-form Gaia, after the Greek earth mom goddess, a being whose sole challenge is the survival of the planet itself. Mankind is frightening the wrath of the life-form through its excessive know-how, accelerating entropy and creation of planetary ailment. do we halt the technological Behemoth and stay in concord with the planet back? package Pedler says 'yes, we will, certainly, that we have got no selection yet to do so'. He outlines hugely useful methods each person can switch his or her lifestyle to lessen our own entropy debt. will we have to consume factory-farm red meat instead of, the sun-product, grain? has to be construct houses from metal and urban instead of, the renewable earth-product, trees? Is there an alternative choice to pricey, and ecologically damaging, medicinal drugs? From experiments along with his personal way of life equipment Pedler involves a few profoundly confident conclusions. He demonstrates how low-entropy residing may have unforeseen rewards, from restoring our recognize for the creatures with which we percentage the earth, better independence and freedom via studying deserted abilities and, peculiarly, through the restoration of a misplaced imaginative and prescient, as soon as possessed via our forefathers, which permits us to determine and suppose in methods forgotten by way of commercial guy. the search for Gaia is an exciting and confident publication, and a problem to seize a lucrative and sustainable destiny for ourselves and our earth. it's a blueprint for the Age of Gaia.

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