The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning
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FEATURING JEREMY LENT – The way in which we view the world is deeply influenced by earlier generations and our cultural views, while constantly in flux, determine our general relationship to the earth and our environment. Today, as humanity sits on the brink of climate catastrophe, why is it not entirely obvious to everyone, including those who have the power to change things, that we have to find ways to live sustainably or perish?
My guest Jeremy Lent, author of the new book The Patterning Instinct writes, our “obsession with exploiting resources without regard to consequences was unique to the European mindset – which has now become the predominant global mindset.”
Jeremy Lent, writer, and founder and president of the Liology Institute. His new book is called The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning.