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Endgame : the problem of civilization / Derrick Jensen.

By: Jensen, Derrick, 1960- [author. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookNew York : Seven Stories Press, c2006Description: volumes 1, 493 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781583227305 (pbk.).Subject(s): Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Human ecology | CivilizationDDC classification: 304.2 JEN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Apocalypse -- Five stories -- Civilization -- Clean water -- Catastrophe -- Violence -- Irredeemable -- Counterviolence -- Listening to the land -- Carrying capacity -- The needs of the natural world -- Predator and prey -- Choices -- Abuse -- A culture of occupation -- Why civilization is killing the world, part I -- Why civilization is killing the world, part II -- Bringing down civilization, part I -- A history of violence -- Hatred -- Love does not imply pacifism -- It's time to get out -- Courage -- Hope -- The civilized will smile as they tear you limb from limb -- Their insanity was permanent -- Romantic nihilism -- Neck deep in denial -- Making it happen -- Fulcrums -- Violence -- Spending our way to sustainability -- Empathy and its other -- Should we fight back? -- Star wars --
Summary: The companion piece to Derrick Jensen's immensely popular and highly acclaimed works A Language Older Than Words and The Culture of Make Believe, Endgame stands to become Jensen's most influential book. Building on a series of simple but increasingly provocative premises, Jensen leaves us hoping for what may be inevitable: a return to agrarian communal life via the disintegration of civilization itself.
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Vol. 1 has subtitle: The end of civilization; vol. 2: Resistance.

Includes bibliographical references.

v. 1. The problem of civilization: -- Apocalypse -- Five stories -- Civilization -- Clean water -- Catastrophe -- Violence -- Irredeemable -- Counterviolence -- Listening to the land -- Carrying capacity -- The needs of the natural world -- Predator and prey -- Choices -- Abuse -- A culture of occupation -- Why civilization is killing the world, part I -- Why civilization is killing the world, part II -- Bringing down civilization, part I -- A history of violence -- Hatred -- Love does not imply pacifism -- It's time to get out -- Courage -- Hope -- The civilized will smile as they tear you limb from limb -- Their insanity was permanent -- Romantic nihilism -- Neck deep in denial -- Making it happen -- Fulcrums -- Violence -- Spending our way to sustainability -- Empathy and its other -- Should we fight back? -- Star wars --

The companion piece to Derrick Jensen's immensely popular
and highly acclaimed works A Language Older Than Words and The Culture of Make Believe, Endgame stands to become
Jensen's most influential book. Building on a series of
simple but increasingly provocative premises, Jensen
leaves us hoping for what may be inevitable: a return to
agrarian communal life via the disintegration of
civilization itself.

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