Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Friday, February 6, 2015

Human Thought at Earth Magnitude (video, Arctic Norway)

Timothy Morton - Human Thought at Earth Magnitude - Dark Ecology 2014 from Sonic Acts on Vimeo.


D.E.M. said...

You come up with the best titles. And give the best talks. #fangirl hehhe

nickguetti said...

Thank you! You've actually resolved a serious question I've had for almost twenty years. I know you must often think I'm some kind of grey vampire, but I'm not just doing the Socratic thing: I really needed to know how "human thought at earth magnitude" isn't just "think globally, act locally" 2.0. In other words, how can I (a being that perceives at the meso-level) think at the macro-level, and how can I know when I'm doing it? This was really a problem for me for a long time, because I studied eco-ag and realized just how hard a problem ecology is, and how glib slogans like "think globally" are such bad excuses for a solution. That's why I asked you all those grey vampire questions when you first posted that you were going to do this talk: I really DID want you to answer them, whether I expected you to be able to or not. You did, which is pretty amazing. I'm sold.