Posts Tagged ‘fear’

A Tale of Two Privileges.

Written By: - Date published: 11:52 am, September 16th, 2017 - 72 comments

Bad title. Whatever.

Yesterday there were two responses to Michelle’s guest post, that in conjunction deserve better exposure than “soon to be forgotten” comments buried in a post thread.

Incrementalists ‘Brick It’

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, July 16th, 2017 - 10 comments

Meet Christiana Figueres, former executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and original negotiator behind the Paris Agreement. She’s co-signed an article, published in Nature and signed by over 60 scientists as well as business leaders and other ‘pillars of the global community’ that headlines – “Three years to safeguard our climate”

Dunedin climate consultation meeting

Written By: - Date published: 9:54 am, May 22nd, 2015 - 77 comments

“It was an emotional meeting and I felt in turns angry, frustrated, helpless, very sad, and disillusioned. I also felt privileged to be in the company of so many knowledgeable, passionate people.”

The price of fear

Written By: - Date published: 1:02 pm, July 5th, 2009 - 33 comments

It’s hardly controversial to comment that our media peddle fear. Nor uncontroversial to comment that a cowed individual is a controllable individual. Many remark on our 6 O’Clock News leading with, lingering over and sensationalising the random stabbing or shooting and also that on our fictional TV programmes are increasingly dominated by fearful scenarios such […]

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