Monthly Archives: August 2016

WOULD-BE ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTANT MEETS MOTHER NATURE IN A PUB – A DIALOGUE (Act Five)

Act Five – The nature of nature  I put my slip in. I would be on the Mic next. “It was good to see you take him on,” she continued. “His influence is spreading over our world like the toxic … Continue reading

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WOULD-BE ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTANT MEETS MOTHER NATURE IN A PUB – A DIALOGUE (Act Four)

Act Four – Knocking at the foundations of capitalism The next speaker looked like he was on the way home from work. “It had been a quiet day,” he announced. Mr Commerce was initially taken aback. Then he smiled with … Continue reading

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WOULD-BE ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTANT MEETS MOTHER NATURE IN A PUB – A DIALOGUE (Act Three)

Act Three – Exploring the limitations of science. Next up was a Scotsman. “I soon reached Glen Lednock,” he began. He was stood some distance away so I walked over and joined him. “I am sixty one years old,” I … Continue reading

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WOULD-BE ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTANT MEETS MOTHER NATURE IN A PUB – A DIALOGUE (Act Two)

Act Two – Deep ecology and belief systems. The next performer began, “Today I went for a walk across Wharncliffe Common and beyond.” I went over and sat by the man in green. “You sound very at one with nature,” … Continue reading

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WOULD-BE ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTANT MEETS MOTHER NATURE IN A PUB – A DIALOGUE (Act One)

Act One – Who am I and what can I know?   In the background a soothsayer began his tale, “I was walking in Wales yesterday.” “Accounting,” she said, “was the first step in the fall of man.” “How do you … Continue reading

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WOULD-BE ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTANT MEETS MOTHER NATURE IN A PUB – A DIALOGUE (introduction)

LIST OF CHARACTERS Mother Nature                                                   Mr Commerce Professor Science                                             Religious Man Young Englishman                                             Soren Kierkegaard Martin Heidegger                                               Unidentified Frenchman Librarian Lady                                                     Young German Carl Gustav Jung                                               Friederich Nietzsche Psychologist Lady                                               Ecopsychologist Arne Naess                                                         The Romantic Michel Foucault                                                American Academic 1 … Continue reading

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