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The idea of earth democracy is not new. The web of life that Chief Seattle talked about has it's counterpart in many ancient cultures. In the struggle for environmental justice, and social justice we must decide how we are going to frame the problem. How we respond to the problem in contingent on how we perceive the problem. When we reframe the problem in terms of the idea that we are all the intertwined and interdependent organism we call planet earth. Thus, it makes sense that we  should all have a say in a democracy and that we all have a right to life.
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== "Logic" of Domination ==
 
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== False Tragedy of Commons ==
 
== False Tragedy of Commons ==

Revision as of 21:58, 8 November 2008

Introduction

The idea of earth democracy is not new. The web of life that Chief Seattle talked about has it's counterpart in many ancient cultures. In the struggle for environmental justice, and social justice we must decide how we are going to frame the problem. How we respond to the problem in contingent on how we perceive the problem. When we reframe the problem in terms of the idea that we are all the intertwined and interdependent organism we call planet earth. Thus, it makes sense that we should all have a say in a democracy and that we all have a right to life.

"Logic" of Domination

False Tragedy of Commons

Myth of Overpopulation