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2487. Value of thinking.
Facing climate collapse, reading and talking widely seems to me to be our responsibility. Study and thinking can give rise to previously unthought possibilities. Read histories, biographies, social science blogs, and as we see in the new Stephenson’s Termination Shock and and Kim Stanley Robinsosn’s Ministry of the Future, novels, litrature can cut deeper and we need that.
What did T.S. Eliot have in mind with
“That is the way the world ends -
not with a bang but a whimper”