The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it.
In our current trajectory, Apocalypse Year ZERO (AYZ) is 2026. Accepting that would help us find ways to push AYZ out, perhaps even towards infinity. This requires us to embrace the main ideas in Mayer Hillman's message:
“Can you see everyone in a democracy volunteering to give up flying? Can you see the majority of the population becoming vegan? Can you see the majority agreeing to restrict the size of their families?”
Yes, yes, yes, let's make them happen...