Satish Kumar: In the 1970s there was an idea that in order to change economics and politics we need a change of our worldview, a change of paradigm, a change of thinking, a change of philosophy, a change of science, and a change of lifestyle. But in the 21st century there’s much more emphasis on technological solutions. To some extent environmentalism is getting absorbed by the mainstream, and the technological solutions are being given prominence. The change in our worldview, in our lifestyle and living more simply and more frugally is put on the back burner. The mainstream, of course, ...


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