Anger Is Good

It took me a long time to realise that what I thought was my own free will was actually a mercilessly manipulated and largely predetermined way of living my life: “free will” was whatever this civilization told me was the “right” way to live. It took me even longer to accept that I didn’t have […]

Taking Back Our Words

Recently, I received a message from a group called Trees Have Rights Too. They want to create a Meme, a replicating cultural entity, from the word “ecocide”: We want to get this word out into the public consciousness so that we can call for the restoration of ecocide territories and protection of those territories at […]

Finding My Identity

I have found an identity. Is that really such a big deal? The thing is, I didn’t realise I was missing one. There are so many things I could call myself: a human, male, a father, a husband, a writer, a thinker, a gardener, a campaigner…so many things that I feel pretty comfortable with, yet […]