What Would You Sacrifice for a Secure Future? Worldwatch Inst.

| 1 Comment

A new book, (Firestone  GE170 .E5774 2010) The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice, challenges the widely held assumption that people will not sacrifice for environmental goals. In his own take on the topic, Worldwatch senior researcher Erick Assadourian observes that even the word "sacrifice" has become taboo - associated more with violent rituals (think Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom) than with its root meaning, "to make "sacred."

Read: What Would You Sacrifice for a Secure Future? by Erik Assadourian

Source:  Worldwatch Institute mailer, Oct. 7, 2010

Worldwatch Institute - 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 USA

 - has a newsfeed, a Facebook page and a Twitter account, and is a very enlightening resource.

1 Comment

I tend to feel like people are selfish and even if it meant saving the world, there are people who wouldn't sacrifice a thing.

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Louise F. Deis published on October 7, 2010 1:53 PM.

Sustainable Table, a website was the previous entry in this blog.

Nature interview with Phil Jones ("Climategate") is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Archives