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
American Academic 2 Geographer
Sociologist Policy Maker
Angry Voice Reconciliatory Voice
LIST OF ACTS
Act One – Who am I and what can I know?
Act Two – Deep ecology and belief systems.
Act Three – Exploring the limitations of science.
Act Four – Knocking at the foundations of capitalism
Act Five – The nature of nature
Our hero, an ex-management accountant, has recently read stories of environmental management accounting and despite many years in the field of management accounting he has never heard of, let alone witnessed, this phenomenon. He is now on a journey to find what people mean when they refer to accounting and to the environment and, indeed, what he means.
In the course of this journey he now finds himself in a large dimly-lit hostelry which has one large reception lounge in which guests can congregate. It is an ‘Open-Mic’ night with a ‘Nature’ theme. Would be minstrels are playing songs, reciting poetry and telling tales. A fire burns in a hearth to the side of the bar, away from the bar and the hearth the room gets progressively darker. In the darkness there are an indistinguishable but seemingly large number of tables, most of which are occupied.