Monthly Archives: June 2020

Who are We? Where are we Going? Some Reflections in this COVID-19 Time

123rf.com Image: Ian Iankovskii

by Guy Dauncey

First published in The Green Gazette, June 2020

Who are we? And where are we going on this tiny planet of ours, this bright sparkle of life in a Universe so ridiculously vast? It’s a question worth exploring, if you have five minutes in your busy COVID day.

Almost all scientists assume that the Universe is a solidly material realm, consisting of packages of atoms that have, by the happenstance of chance, turned themselves into polar bears and poets. We may have come from stardust, but we have no inherent direction or purpose. Where are we going? You might as well ask what a stone wants for breakfast.

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What would it take to Build a Truly Resilient Local Food System?

My 37′ presentation to FarmFolk CityFolk’s AGM: