“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Monday, September 26, 2011

My Adbusters Essay

“Peak Nature,” in the current issue, 98 (November–December 2011). You can flip through on the elegant reader on the linked page.

Featured in this issue:

  • Chris Hedges on why he fights
  • Timothy Morton on peak nature
  • Visual essay exploring John Berger's worst nightmare
  • Mahathir Mohanad offers a trenchant critic of excessive materialism
  • Federico Campagna on the need to unite activists
  • Modern and pomo art are situated like never before
  • African famine cast under an old lens
  • and much more …

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