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Keep in mind Ward Churchill’s criticisms about Mander’s reliance on white sources over native ones. Mander quotes from such a report issued for the telephone, which turns out to be largely accurate.

Very informative, but hard not to feel hopeless and depressed while reading it. In an interview with Nancho. I think we could live ssagrado a sustainable, just society, and explore space, too. My father’s career had followed the path familiar to so many New York immigrants.

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Oct 01, Lindsay rated it really liked it Recommends it for: They show us the importance of respecting the laws that nature has established and that make possible our existence as a species and as unique beings. For instance he has 10 points to consider any new technology, and somebody I am not sure who will decide auxencia figures out which technology will be allowed. Industrial civilization is a bona fide monster.

He explains the potential dangers of a lot of our modern technology. But the thing is how auwencia I know he didn’t just ignore any predictions that turned out to be wrong? Now we’re not allowed to use words like “stewardship”, “resources” and even “sustainability” according to a lot of these people. Mander’s fulgent analysis sheds light on the power of indigenous knowledge and wisdom and the profound connection to the land — a connection that cannot be broken but only to our peril.


En Ausencia de Lo Sagrado : Jerry Mander :

We must not forget the ability of the organism to do itself by following its internal program in interaction with the environment, from which it takes what it needs to stay healthy.

Not being able to take these important steps, unfortunately, creates difficulties for the organism: I think it would be an outstanding achievement for humanity to be born from the earth and to move into the stars and ausecia explore the vast unknown abyss.

However, I find his premise to be probably pretty accurate and his suggestions for solutions spot on. Thank YOU Mander for a tome that tells it like it is.

This time around it seemed like he had his views and then collected whatever data, anecdote or part of a conversation that backed up his view. I became a rebel through advertising.

I wish I had read this book twenty years ago when it was written! The side that you don’t want to see and that, once seen, can’t be unseen. He grew up there, and says: I only took off half a star because, as Mander mentions at the beginning, the book really is two ideas. Recommended to Lindsay by: At 25 years old, “In the Absence of the Sacred” is more relevant than ever.


Oct 01, Kham added it. She was attending university at the time and, for my birthday, walked me into the university bookstore and said — pick something, anything. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology & the Survival of the Indian Nations

At this time the being is prepared to discover the environment with his mouth, hands and body. But this time I could only get 50 pages into it.

Asgrado is probably one of my favorite books. Or is it something more sinister? I think I read this book 20 plus years ago, and I think I liked it then.

What he does try to say is that more thought should mande put into the consequences of our renovations and discoveries before they become common issue and possible problems. This is probably I wish I had read this book twenty years ago when it was written!

It was by being in advertising and realizing what advertising does in the system.