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   Self Guided Tour of the Human Predicament and What to Do About it. 

   What Collected Behavior Creates Sustainability   22 min              Nov. 2018

   Underestimating Overpopulation                          9 min video       June. 2017

   Latest SKIL Dinner Topic                     San Francisco                Oct. 2016

   Unwinding the Human Predicament      working document           you can help

   Losing Our Energy Slaves                                   10 min video     Oct. 2014

   Sustainable Civilization Analysis Project               10 min video     Oct. 2015

   Audio podcasts James Kunstler/ Jack Alpert "Unwinding the Human Predicament"

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Internet Group Text Discussions ---
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Electronic Conference Table discussions   
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Jan. 1, 2014

Too Many People Video series

How Much Degrowth is Enough?                              Sept. 2012
The Human Predicament and What to Do About It     Feb. 2012
Overpopulation Means Civilization Collapse            Aug. 2011

Conference presentations

Vermont conference workshop June 10th 2013

Biophysical Economics Conference    5 abstracts                Vancouver Oct 2015


To understand the causes and cures of "temporal blindness"

and thus create "cognition based solutions to global problems"

Resulting World View
"What SKIL's model reveals about the human experiment and the behavior that keeps it on track, is we have to find and implement the rate of population decline that diminishes the total human footprint far below the carrying capacity while allowing a high enough rising per capita wellbeing to limit social conflict."

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