For the sake of the earth, let’s deal with our collective malaiseExport this event to calendar

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Bruce Alexander argues that insights from modernity’s addictive malaise help to develop the collective energy for dealing with environmental issues.

Free of Charge | Free Parking | Wheelchair Accessible | No Registration Required

Bruce AlexanderAverting the environmental disasters that threaten human beings and the biosphere will require a new kind of collective energy. Great contemporary thinkers like Thomas Berry envision religions and social activism expanding to include concern for the earth. But most of us feel enchained by the dead weight of current thinking, even when we know how destructive it is. Dr. Alexander argues that a close examination of the addictive malaise that burdens modernity — which goes far deeper than sensational stories about addictive drugs and the brain scans of neuroscientists — could help to burst these chains.

Cost 
Free
Location 
STJ - St. Jerome's University
C. L. Siegfried Hall
290 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3
Canada

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