What are you listening to at the moment?


13 Mar 2019, 05:27

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14 Mar 2019, 12:58

Great album, featuring a ....sax solo in a metal album :D


22 Mar 2019, 00:25

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23 Mar 2019, 16:02

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Elder Messenger

25 Mar 2019, 18:09

Just got home from the best festival in the world:


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emacs -nw

11 Apr 2019, 21:52

^^Mgla is great (and the instrumental "exercise" V is awesome)

Technical doom metal with insane drumming:


13 Apr 2019, 22:06


19 Apr 2019, 18:35

Coldplay - Speed of Sound

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20 Apr 2019, 21:40

SFV Soundtrack - Frosty Boulevard Alt.


30 Apr 2019, 05:37

I like listening to Bruno Mars' songs lately.

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Elder Messenger

30 Apr 2019, 23:05


01 May 2019, 11:40

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05 May 2019, 06:27

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05 May 2019, 13:22

I'm listening to Radio Paradise



09 May 2019, 18:12


09 May 2019, 20:09


16 May 2019, 11:53

The study on collapse they thought you should not read – yet

[on SoundCloud]
A research paper concluding that climate-induced collapse is now inevitable, was recently rejected by anonymous reviewers of an academic journal.

In saying the paper was not suitable for publication, one of the comments from the reviewers questioned the emotional impact that the paper might have on readers. “I was left wondering about the social implications of presenting a scenario for the future as inevitable reality, and about the responsibility of research in communicating climate change scenarios and strategies for adaptation.” wrote one of the reviewers. “As the authors pointed out, denial is a common emotional response to situations that are perceived as threatening and inescapable, leading to a sense of helplessness, inadequacy, and hopelessness and ultimately disengagement from the issue…”

That perspective is discussed in the paper as one that enables denial. Professor Bendell explains in his response to the Editor, that the response may reflect “the self-defeating hierarchical attitude towards society that many of us have in both academia and sustainability, where we censure our own exploration of a topic due to what we consider should or should not be communicated. There is both scholarship and experience on the impact of communicating about disaster, and I discuss that in the paper.” Moreover, Bendell consulted with practicing psychotherapists on both the motivational and mental health implications of this analysis and was reassured that perceptions of a collective tragic future should not in itself be a cause for depression. Instead, it could trigger transformative reflection which could be supported – and would be inevitable one day, given the inevitability of mortality for all human life.

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