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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 10–12.
Published: 01 April 2016
... such a public expression about ourselves and our relationship with the world? What we put in our mouths literally shapes who we are. We are what we eat. But we are also how we eat: the content and process of our consumption help define us. Eating recklessly has consequences. But consuming consciously...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (3): 28–29.
Published: 01 August 2009
...John Sanbonmatsu Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2009 C R E A T IV E C O M M O N S 28 A natural resources both for industrial production and for human consumption.” In fact, however, production efficiencies have no have...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 30–34.
Published: 01 April 2016
...CAROL J. ADAMS The sexualized pigs and chickens, or the “Skinny Cow” who advertises low fat milk (no “fat cow” there, even though we are the ones who have made the cows “bovine” by immobilizing them and keeping them in milk production year round), makes the degradation and consumption of women’s...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 44–45.
Published: 01 April 2016
... into thinking the quieter days of grief are all we have to contend with. And if we can’t fully experience what’s in front of us, including grief with every heartbeat, we’ll make choices based on illusion. The consumption culture is the perfect accomplice for such illusory choices, stoking and slaking our...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (5): 23–25.
Published: 01 October 2009
... economy is impossible on a planet with finite resources. Our global footprint now exceeds the world’s capacity to regenerate by about 30 percent. If our consumption of resources and our production of waste continue...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 18–19.
Published: 01 April 2015
... as an outgrowth of the widely held belief that fulfillment in life can come from financial success and the ownership or consumption of ever more things, gadgets, and electronics. In many ways, environmental destruction is made possible by our culture’s belief that frenetic work is morally righteous and that we...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (4): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., reading, play, humor, etc.). This practice can strengthen a campaign for a Sabbatical Year, in which almost all work stops once every seven years (more about this biblical idea in a future issue of Tikkun ). This will help people let go of the mania of consumption and the false idea that “unlimited...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 73.
Published: 01 January 2014
... old news that the world is entering an age of environmental catastrophe that will totally alter the way most of us live. The problem is that most Americans don’t believe they can do anything to avert the tragedy and consequently drown their half-conscious worries in accelerated consumption, thereby...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (6): 19–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... portant to set out some context. I believe we are inB a nose-dive toward death as a culture, because of the forces of the im perial sys­ tem, the world dom ination system, m ili­ tarism , and our com pulsion to consum e and acquire. The consumptive anti-human forces th a t are being...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (1): 30–35.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., for instance) so that we can participate in a system that turns living beings into objects for our consumption. Carnism leads most people to consider veganism merely a “personal choice”—as opposed to a political response to a corporatized agricultural system that commits systematic atrocities against our...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (4): 60–61.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... In community is ecolo­ droughts get worse, ecological refugees good life on low consumption. Full disclo­ gy, but also intellectual creativity, and stream across borders and tropical diseases sure requires me to share that he is an ac­ emotional meaning. march north and south...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (3): 27–28.
Published: 01 August 2009
... know, that there is a big problem with contemporary capitalism, namely the massive and inefficient utilization of a wide variety of natural resources both for industrial production and for human consumption. Resource depletion and environmental challenges were generally ignored until...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 20–22.
Published: 01 April 2016
... on limited resources. Add environmental degradation, and you have a perfect storm. Growing meat consumption will limit the land and freshwater available for direct human consumption. Research suggests that crop yields will begin to decline as soon as 2030 due to increased heat and shifting weather patterns...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
... capitalist the hierarchy. lucrativeand Blue-collar workers’ within prestigious more children to considered move jobs could generation each in which a services, and system more goods mitted ever-increasing real wages and possibilities for consumption...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (6): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2007
... that your of lack of love, but rather a dren to a movie, sports event, hope was given specific form holiday gift is not inflaming commitment to love the cultural activity, religious by Jews in celebrating the vic­ the holiday consumption planet and preserve it from service...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (4): 29–32.
Published: 01 November 2009
... eating less meat, not more, while advocating the consumption of more fresh fruit, vegetables, beans, and whole grains for better health. Further, since more than half of all antibiotics in the United States are given to livestock (plus immense amounts of chemicals, steroids, hormones, and other...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 34–37.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of support for nuclear power, the popularity of we are subject to nature’s laws, but these are not inviolate. We carbon sequestration, and the embrace of “green” consumption. P aul W apner is associate professor a n d director o f the Global E n viro n m en ta l Politics p rogram a t A m...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (1): 94.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that Moses was able to forge a new nation from a group of slaves of by escaping a group from nation a new forge to able Moses was that dependent. Its habits of consumption have made it have so. made...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (6): 33–40.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Excess human consumption, which is accelerating the collapse of Earths ecosystem. 2. Unconscionable inequality and the related social alien­ ation, which are advancing the social collapse manifest in terrorism, genocide, crime, and growing prison popu­ lations. 3. An economic system...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (4): 3–4.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Stories about American Food.” It was a thoughtful engagement of the decisions I make on a daily basis, encouraging me to be more mindful of my participation in perpetuating a consumption culture of abuse and neglect. Soon after reading this article I was having a conversation with a colleague from Hawaii...