Derrick Jensen

Pain Essay

Yeah this culture is killing the planet and I could spend a lot of energy pretending it isn't or I can accept this is reality and do whatever needs to be done.

Part of the problem is that death is not a part of our daily lives, we have a very curious escapist attitude about death and have managed to distance it through a bizarre form of institutionalization. What is required is a change of heart, in order to change our hearts we need to see things differently, neither romanticizing or denying death is honest or useful, it’s more useful to be accepting death as part of the grit of daily life.

The Deep Green Resistance Strategy

Well the Deep Green Resistance strategy has two main goals I think it’s very important in political movements to actually have a goal we have two goals and the first goal is that we aim to deprive the rich of the their ability to steal from the poor and the powerful of their ability to destroy the planet the second goal is to repair and restore what’s been destroyed of our planet

Derrick Jensen

Bringing Down Civilization, The Violence of Capitalism

The last two days I have been consuming all I can find that covers the thinking of Derrick Jensen. I wanted to share some of the pieces I had found so far before continuing on my research of his work. Jensen has spent his life advocating the protection and restoration of the environment, educating and writing about how to become engaged in the fight against the destruction of our planet.

Deep Green Resistance

I’ve written previously about the work of Derrick Jensen this is the channel of the Deep Green Resistance group, containing work of Derrick’s and others. Support The Deep Green Resistance Throughout history all resistance movements have faced ruthless enemies that had unlimited resources. And, unlike the past, now everything’s at stake. We are battling those who are destroying the planet for their profit, not ours. Not all of us can participate on the frontlines.