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Uncommon Sense-The Foreword

Posted On: Apr 21, 2021   |   Posted By: Steady State

Uncommon Sense-The Foreword

By Brian Czech
© 2020, Steady State Press
ISBN: 978-1-7329933-0-3
Format: Paperback
Editor's Note: This foreword is an excerpt from the Steady State Press' forthcoming book, Uncommon Sense: Shortcomings of the Human Mind for Handling Big-Picture, Long-Term Challenges by Peter Seidel. Preorder a copy now .
I first encountered Peter Seidel at a Society of Environmental Journalists conference in Wisconsin. Or perhaps it was a conference of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics in New York. Neither of us recall for sure, but we both noticed one thing: Our paths crossed regularly during that first decade of the 21 st century. Not only did we find ourselves at the same conferences, but in the same sessions and in the same conversations-and invariably on the same side, in the event of controversy or debate. Most notably, we both recognized limits to growth and the fundamental conflict between economic growth and environmental protection.
Now, I have the privilege of penning the foreword for the latest in a...

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