Citizen Action Monitor

As biological creatures with finite lifespans, we care more about Now than the Future – Nate Hagens (11)

That’s a problem because most of our societal, cultural, environmental challenges are in the Future. No 2294 Posted by fw, June 9, 2018 To access links to all other posts … Continue reading

June 9, 2018

We routinely seek experiences that trigger the same feelings our successful ancestors had – Nate Hagens (9)

There are proximate or ‘surface’ explanations for our behavior, but there are also ‘ultimate’ explanations based on our ancestral past. No 2292 Posted by fw, June 7, 2018 To access … Continue reading

June 7, 2018

Humans are part of the animal kingdom, of the mammal and ape lineage – Nate Hagens (8)

Our behavioral repertoire is amazing, yet still constrained and informed by our animal heritage. No 2291 Posted by fw, June 6, 2018 To access links to all other posts in … Continue reading

June 6, 2018

Global human society is functioning as a wasteful energy dissipating structure — Nate Hagens (4/5)

Our species is an out-of-control, energy-hungry, global Superorganism in the service of maximizing GDP growth. No 2219 Posted by fw, May 18, 2018 To access links to other posts by … Continue reading

May 18, 2018