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   Self Guided Tour of the Human Predicament and What to Do About it. 

   Underestimating Overpopulation ---2.0          9 min video              June. 2017

   Latest SKIL Dinner Topic                     San Francisco              Oct. 28, 2016

   Unwinding the Human Predicament      working document         you can help

   Losing Our Energy Slaves                    10 min video                  October. 2014

  Sustainable Civilization Analysis Project   10 min video               October. 2015

What Collected Behavior Creates Sustainability 22 min Nov. 2018

Change the Course

Internet Group Text Discussions ---
video invite       Text invite         Text summary of video

Electronic Conference Table discussions   
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Jan. 1, 2014

Too Many People Video series

How Much Degrowth is Enough?                              Sept. 2012
The Human Predicament and What to Do About It     Feb. 2012
Overpopulation Means Civilization Collapse            Aug. 2011

Conference presentations

Vermont conference workshop June 10th 2013

Biophysical Economics Conference    5 abstracts                Vancouver Oct 2015


To understand the causes and cures of "temporal blindness"

and thus create "cognition based solutions to global problems"

Resulting World View
"What SKIL's model reveals about the human experiment and the behavior that keeps it on track, is we have to find and implement the rate of population decline that diminishes the total human footprint far below the carrying capacity while allowing a high enough rising per capita wellbeing to limit social conflict."

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