Despite the warning for heavy reading matter, I found this a refreshing climate read.
It seems like a plea for a combined approach. On one hand, the system has failed. Take matters into your own hands, start a permaculture garden, go pluck mushrooms in the forest, gradually detach from "the system" and feel at peace with yourself. On the other hand, the system is all we have. Keep putting pressure on politics & companies by voting, protesting and circulating information.
I like how he ends with the desire to reconnect to (local) nature as a software developer. It sounds quite hard to pull off; two different worlds. Would love to learn about people who did. For now, I just think of these guys and their sailboat.
Awesome read. Really made me think and consider... especially with COVID we’ve got a lot more time on our hands to think and zooming out + looking long term is something hard but essential.
I really enjoyed reading this. I found it insightful, balanced and very relatable
There's a lot going on atm but I still appreciated this well written reminder to not forget the climate crisis