Tag Archives: overpopulation

Response to an Eco-Socialist Critique of Ted Kaczynski

Protean magazine recently published a critique of primitivist, specifically Kaczynskian, thought based on the New York Magazine article, “Children of Ted.” Primarily the article, written by Conor Arpwell of the Democratic Socialists of America, critiques primitivism on the basis that it is “ableist,” or oppressive to disabled minorities; as an alternative Arpwell advocates eco-socialism, which […]

Overcoming the Overpopulation Problem: A Sketch for Discussion

Preliminaries I Anarchist dogmatism. The contemporary anarchist line on overpopulation is a perfect example of how you shouldn’t think. They reject even dabbling in what might smell like fascism, what might smell like totalitarianism, what might seem dangerous or threatening to their pre-established ideals. It is what I faced, for example, when I spoke constantly of […]

Deep Ecology, Elitism and Reproduction

Source. The following is an article by Reed Noss for the Earth First! Journal, published here as part of the Earth First! Archives. Often in this journal, I read people lambasting the production of new Homo sapiens. This is understandable, for the excess population of our species is surely the single most important factor in the ruination […]