Welcome to the Anthropocene w/ Peter Sloterdijk & Bernard Stiegler

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Welcome to the Anthropocene – Video of debate with Peter Sloterdijk and Bernard Stiegler (via Philippe Theophanidis)

We no longer live in the Holocene. Welcome to the Anthropocene! For the first time in history it is not nature but man that is the biggest geological force.

Since the industrial revolution earth has entered new territory. By digging up and using large amounts of oil and coals, among others, technology has taken flight. But this has brought us more than progress alone. While climate change persists and plastic waste is accumulating, the consequences for our planet are only now beginning to dawn on us.

What does it mean to live in the Anthropocene? What will this man-made geological era bring us? What problems will we face? And how will we solve them?

These big questions will be discussed by two great thinkers: the German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk and the French…

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