As we careen from one crisis to the next and focus on political struggles that seem to rarely produce even short-term solutions, it’s easy to avoid big questions that have no easy answers. Questions such as: What is the sustainable carrying capacity of the planet for Homo Sapiens? Has our human arrogance and assumptions of our cleverness obscured our ability in being able to face and meet the multiple cascading crises? Are we avoiding the evidence of difficult truths at our peril? Is our future one of limitation and, if so, can we face it with courage to do the best job with what is possible?
On our October 11th show, our guest will be Robert W Jensen, Ph.D. who is professor emeritus in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin