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Sostenibilidad y límites del pensamiento

Author(s): Armando P ez

Journal: Revista Theomai
ISSN 1666-2830

Issue: 099;
Date: 2004;
Original page

This essay studies the ideological dimension of unsustainability. It is analyzed the Occidental system of thought, ideology that hinders to think about the biosphere limits and the unsustainability problem of the actual civilizatory model; it is reviewed its rationality and myths and the way culture is "reinvented" under the influence of the market and the media. It is discussed too the ethical dimension of sustainability analyzing a literary work that explores human behavior: The lord of the flies, by William Golding (Nobel Prize of Literature in 1983). The study done make us think about the end of freedom: the acknowledgment of ecological, energetic and sociocultural systems limits, compels human beings to adopt ways of life and thought inscribed in an ecological rationality: there´s no space for all.
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