What would you say constitutes the examined life?

It is a disposition to think about ourselves – and question ourselves. Self-questioning will include questions about the environment, ecology and our place in the world.

What do you mean by environmental thinking?

Unfortunately, many of us just don’t think about the environment. For example, we can throw something in a bin and not wonder where it goes. What will happen to this thing? What did I just do and what is the consequence of that action? It’s an act of denial or disavowal. We flush the toilet. We ...


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