Articles by Daniel Quinn / ishmael.org
Nuestras Religiones: ¿Son Las Religiones Propias De La Humanidad?
Daniel Quinn / ishmael.org Al contrario de lo que se suele creer, Charles Darwin no introdujo la idea de evolución. A mediados del siglo XIX, la evolución era un hecho que ya se conocía desde hacía mucho...
La Pequeña Locomotora Que No Pudo: Cómo Estamos Preparando a Nuestros Hijos Y a Nosotros Mismos Para La Extinción
Daniel Quinn / ishmael.org En un semidocumental reciente, titulado Basura, se le pidió a un ingeniero de eliminación de residuos tóxicos cómo dejar de agobiar al mundo con nuestros venenos. Respondió que...
Revolution without Upheaval: A Manual Of Change
Daniel Quinn When we talk about saving the world, what world are we talking about? Not the globe itself, obviously. But also not the biological world—the world of life. The world of life...
The Culture of Maximum Harm
Daniel Quinn People have lived many different ways on this planet, but about ten thousand years ago there appeared one people who believed everyone in the world should live a single...
The Little Engine That Couldn't: How We're Preparing Ourselves and Our Children for Extinction
Daniel Quinn In a recent semi-documentary film called Garbage, a toxic waste disposal engineer was asked how we can stop engulfing the world in our poisons. His answer was, "We'd have to...
Our Religions: Are they the Religions of Humanity Itself?
Daniel Quinn Contrary to popular opinion, Charles Darwin did not originate the idea of evolution. By the middle of the 19th century, the mere fact of evolution had been around for a long...
When a Whole Generation of Youth "Feels Cheated," That's Something Worth Paying Attention To
Daniel Quinn Yesterday a teenager sent me an email letter in which he said, "I feel cheated that it's all UP TO ME. By being in the younger generation, I have to save the world before I can...
Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life
Daniel Quinn (Excerpted from the book, The Story of B) With every audience and every individual, I have to begin by making them see that the cultural self-awareness we inherit from our...
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn
Daniel Quinn Daniel Quinn is the author of many works including The Story of B, My Ishmael, and Beyond Civilization. His first book, Ishmael, was published in 1992. Since its release as...
The Boiling Frog (Is Us): Signs of Distress from 5000 B.C.E. to Today
Daniel Quinn Systems thinkers have given us a useful metaphor for a certain kind of human behavior in the phenomenon of the boiled frog. The phenomenon is this. If you drop a frog in a pot...
The Human Future Depends On All of Us Becoming Designers
Daniel Quinn We have a way of life that works wonderfully well for products, but not so well for people.
Beyond Civilization: Humanity's Next Great Adventure
Daniel Quinn PART ONE A fable to start with Once upon a time life evolved on a certain planet, bringing forth many different social organizations—packs, pods, flocks, troops, herds, and...
Daniel Quinn: The New Renaissance
Daniel Quinn People often ask me if I have any hope for our survival. What they really want to know, of course, is whether I can provide them with some grounds for hope. I am hopeful...