New PDF release: Adbusters, Issue 89: The Ecopsychology Issue

Adbusters #89: The Ecopsychology Issue
As nature turns into an increasing number of ravaged, people are more and more not able to deal with fact. Our new factor explores the hyperlinks among planetary demise and the unraveling of the human psyche. How is the annihilation of our ecological domestic inflicting us to maneuver throughout the 5 phases of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, melancholy and popularity? can we have to embark on a application of ecotherapy to heal the planet and ourselves?

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Sam Cooper at the Coming Insurrection
Astra Taylor on Philosophy on the Edge
Nicholas Kristof at the strength of Empathy

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34 The Presence of the Dead here. Though marbled ®gure sculpture was undoubtedly the preserve of gentry and higher ecclesiastics, funerary monuments per se had a broader social base. 136 Recent research has made it clear also that an absolute distinction between individuated, marked graves within the church, and anonymous burial in the collective space of the churchyard where `individual burial-places were not marked or remembered',137 is an over-simpli®cation. 138 The purpose-built chantry chapel was a realistic aspiration only for a tiny social elite, but there was, as we have seen, a range of cheaper commemorative optionsÐregistration on a bede-roll, or membership of one or more of the many guilds and fraternities which littered the religious landscape of late medieval England.

Z. ), The Pursuit of Holiness, 327±8; `Ghosts, Kin, and Progeny', 92. See also Bossy, Christianity in the West, 30; Muchembled, Popular and Elite Culture, 55; R. Dinn, `Death and Rebirth in Late Medieval Bury St Edmunds', 161; Geary, Living with the Dead, 36; Caciola, `Wraiths, Revenants and Ritual', 7.

The more formal procedure comprised a requiem for the parish dead, a procession round the churchyard, and the blessing of the graves. As John Bossy has pointed out, the impulse behind the solemnity was a growing concern in pious circles about the post-mortem fate of those lacking 142 More, Supplication, 220. Like other commemorative instruments, funeral sermons undoubtedly made a statement about the status of the founder, but the main impulse behind them seems to have been an intercessory one, testators specifying that the preacher was to urge auditors to pray for their souls: S.

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