Just a quick note to all the followers of the Bioneers Medium account to let you know about a new account to follow. Kenny Ausubel, Co-Founder and CEO of Bioneers, will be posting short articles and essays on his account, https://medium.com/@kenny_ausubel. Some of this content will also be featured here but some will be exclusive to Kenny Ausubel’s Medium page or featured there first .
Check out the first essay, “In Case of Emergency, Break Class,” posted yesterday.
“There’s a supreme poetic justice in a virus hacking runaway capitalism. It’s a stress test that’s monkeywrenching a civilization on a collision course with nature and the human experiment. The natural truth of biological interdependence disrupts a fantasyland spun from delusions of hyper-individualism, separation from nature, and the hungry ghost of insatiable greed.
The only way to solve a pandemic is through massive cooperation. As a society and civilization, we’re are being forced to change our pronoun from “me, me, me” to “we.”
The contagion is apocalyptic in the original meaning of the Greek word: “A revelation, an unveiling or unfolding of things not previously known and which could not be known apart from the unveiling.”