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“I love not man the less, but Nature more.”

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Oh yes, and Ireland. @ByHedge Ah yes, thanks.Only Iceland and the Netherland have smaller percentages of forest than the UK does. Over many centuries, we have t… https://t.co/O9vHjXDqTp1) For most of my life I've been trying to understand how we got to where we are i.e. heading towards a sustainabil… https://t.co/hMqLcxBQlw
Retweeted by George Monbiot @threadreaderapp Unroll please https://t.co/seHNzSVMd2 @GeorgeMonbiot @ChrisGPackham @PeterEgan6 @LabGND Here is another video warning HS2 workers not to cut the rope as… https://t.co/j6GhrAVIkG
Retweeted by George MonbiotI hope the police are all over this. https://t.co/xaw7sCUpAkIt would be good to see people who have amplified this incorrect claim on Twitter and elsewhere retracting it. Thanks.The Press Gazette claimed that #SteveBell had been sacked from the Guardian, helping to foment a massive Twitter st… https://t.co/CvelcMQdYo @notstoppingat Thanks Tony
7/26
2020
@threadreaderapp Unroll please https://t.co/ed8gEsKs8oWhatever the political or economic dysfunction a nation suffers, it always gets dumped on women. https://t.co/Ttxm4qj7wx“I read the Daily Mail, there was page after page of how evil I was, and I thought my God I wouldn’t want to live I… https://t.co/BtshHaiuRY
Retweeted by George Monbiot
7/25
2020
But in case you're interested, here's @PeterGleick's masterful explanation of just some of the things Michael Shell… https://t.co/6lhXFg1Np8 @eadingas No. They just look and sound the same.The prevailing sentiment among the scientists and campaigners who can be bothered to respond to this latest round o… https://t.co/pUnAU3Sx4DAnd no, none of us want to burn him at the stake, or to harm him in any way. Every time someone attacks the green m… https://t.co/Ka7wNaHIxyNo, you do not have a human right to breathe germs into my face.Every so often someone tramples all over environmental science, throws turds at green campaigners and leaps up and… https://t.co/SIQFQ8CUEzThanks for all your helpful answers about Hutchinsonian hyperspace. I see that there has been some confusion with H… https://t.co/VtRQU6S9Wz
7/24
2020
@GeorgeMonbiot "The man who does not do his own thinking is a slave, and is a traitor to himself and to his fellow-… https://t.co/1O3FdjeI9F
Retweeted by George MonbiotConfronting the power other people exercise begins by developing the power of our minds.We talk a lot about autonomy, independence and freedom. But these values are meaningless unless we think our own th… https://t.co/u6BIV3D2iBAs a result, we are in danger of stumbling blindly through life, absorbing other people's ideas and using other peo… https://t.co/IyXz2bK6kAThe way we think is the way we exist. Yet, though we rightly emphasise the importance of learning, of experience, o… https://t.co/4kto39W64B @John_Harrold Great - thank you @MickMcDermott10 Thank you @timdowling19 Thank you @John_Harrold Thanks. I think that's different. This is an ecological concept. @Axle_Tree Lovely - thank you @Jento113 perfect - thanksAdvice please. I'm trying to find a good definition of Hutchinsonian hyperspace. I haven't been able to track one down online. Thank you.
7/23
2020
@RulesSelmer @info_zampa @medialens @OwenJones84 @fivefilters Please don't worry @RulesSelmer @info_zampa @medialens @OwenJones84 @fivefilters Thank you. @whitbyemma @SteB777 @SaraCureton @GhostDancer01 You have clearly misremembered. @RulesSelmer @info_zampa @medialens @OwenJones84 @fivefilters Every statement in this tweet is untrue. I believe yo… https://t.co/VHsAXuCwNZWe've launched our Rewilding Network Appeal. Help us create: 🌲Britain’s first learning & action network dedicated… https://t.co/YC9ZmztuOM
Retweeted by George Monbiot @MatthewStadlen Thanks Matthew. Yes, good point. @volewriter @jamg3916 13,000#StrangePride https://t.co/qwqg7uswFz @jamg3916 @volewriter Megafauna was the default state of all ecosystems. The question should be "why is everything… https://t.co/jaoU3eNYi2 @Broonee Shifting baseline syndrome @whitbyemma @GhostDancer01 @pollytoynbee @jeremycorbyn If you had read my articles, or watched my videos, you know… https://t.co/iZ7KD8vDqc @whitbyemma @GhostDancer01 I did no such thing - you are making it up. This is classic displacement activity. Inste… https://t.co/lfbYKHodDI @katpijetlovic @SteB777 Links in the articleI've always disliked the idea of normality. In the village where I was brought up, the adults called me "that stran… https://t.co/a2V89Is7CcAs @SteB777 points out, we've been induced to believe that everyone else wants more growth and more consumption. As… https://t.co/wK5sWsH1gmJust as there has never been a normal person, there has never been a normal time. Normality is a concept used to li… https://t.co/DyMLn8Bb2G @MarshaCoupe Thanks Marsha @suffolkspice1 Thanks, but it's almost the opposite skillset. I could never follow a party line. @ShaiHussain @DoubleDownNews https://t.co/14LIB76CSJ @NellSwift what's the ownership issue?
7/22
2020
It's astonishing to see how consistent the polls and surveys are. Much as we hate the pandemic, they show a very st… https://t.co/eYnxjym0igI suggest in this column that we apply a medical term used to describe a broken gut biome to environmental collapse… https://t.co/SSQnilodZDGovernments keep trying to take us back to something they call "Normal". But we don't want to go there. And nor s… https://t.co/inlAz90vP9It's been nine years since the Syrian revolution started and activists today still have to spend time debunking con… https://t.co/MigGRSjDrK
Retweeted by George MonbiotI think this is a key point in the #RussiaReport - Facebook told me when I was Chair of @commonsdcms they would onl… https://t.co/NlNOte0BCz
Retweeted by George Monbiot @athada https://t.co/Ztry8uGsjUMonday: Government loyalists in Parliament vote to annul their own power to scrutinise trade deals with the US and… https://t.co/RDCWk7x8geThe headlines say 'three gamekeepers suspended' but according to the Yorkshire Post one resigned after being allowe… https://t.co/srGKST8eZX
Retweeted by George Monbiot263 MPs voted in favour of parliamentary scrutiny of trade deals, 326 against Not only did MPs fail to protect our… https://t.co/vXT4Ru4Lsd
Retweeted by George MonbiotThe #RussiaReport highlights several of the democratic gaps I list here: https://t.co/ogLkd48bDuAnd now the government exercises another entirely undemocratic power: to refuse to hold a public inquiry into its o… https://t.co/rh5B5JTXJq"Treason doth never prosper, what's the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it Treason." #RussiaReportThe important thing to take from this is not that Russia is all-powerful. The government could have shut down its… https://t.co/0HSn28G41hSo all that stuff about sovereignty About the national interest About resisting the foreign powers who influence ou… https://t.co/SO1KYyuv1L @WritersFrock @shady_inf0 @BBCNews Yes please: george at monbiot dot info Thanks @HomelandAfrika @PoetryRebellion You can look them up. I worked with Corbyn's team, unpaid, for a year, writing the… https://t.co/7UbrKfdInC @naturalistdara Thanks Dara @WritersFrock @shady_inf0 @BBCNews Thank youThe government's power to keep this essential report hidden from public view as we went to the polls last year show… https://t.co/SfpUrZe3s4This is crucial information, that the government withheld from us before the general election. Democracy is meaning… https://t.co/nItSq7Nm4zWhat is the propose of government if they're going to give control of everything to external forces? The nation's h… https://t.co/nYuxE0BjxA
Retweeted by George Monbiot @Finn_Mackay @DoubleDownNews I've seen only the reports. But if you find them, please let me know. https://t.co/3xtiEsdsmF @PoetryRebellion @HomelandAfrika @DoubleDownNews Thanks, but I did stick with Corbyn. @HomelandAfrika @PoetryRebellion @DoubleDownNews If you didn't see the tweets, or the articles, or the films, you w… https://t.co/vjnEQF0ieL @WritersFrock @shady_inf0 @BBCNews Thanks. Any links on this? @StephenPerriss explained here: https://t.co/zUVRCxJhvk @notstoppingat I missed those. Do you have a link? Thanks.I'm really grateful to have this platform. DDN was set up by two young and remarkably gifted film makers, with lase… https://t.co/HMaKiX7CfXAnd here's the latest film I've made with DDN: https://t.co/dJLyVSSG9NHere's another film that might interest you: https://t.co/ZoYlyefDnU @AdeByrne @DoubleDownNews Maybe ... https://t.co/V5lXWvfzxI @Lepista The doing, in this respect, is happening already, through new media outlets like DDN @DonnachadhMc Yes. A highly effective distraction.Double Down News is funded entirely through subscriptions on Patreon. It belongs to its members. Please join: https://t.co/TdgI6wdAWXIf the BBC did its job, Double Down News wouldn't be needed. But it fills some of the massive gaps left by the BBC… https://t.co/2WwF0HOW1IThe BBC's political meta-narrative is a fantasy, propped up by wilful stupidity and a failure to see the bigger pic… https://t.co/RpjHSA5tzvThe same goes for Claire Fox. She was a Brexit Party MEP, for God's sake. But she says she's on the left - in my vi… https://t.co/dysXmU0hdoBecause Brendan O'Neill claims to be on the left, the BBC treats him as such, bringing him on for "balance" against… https://t.co/GixM23vjdAThis wilful naivity extends into everything @BBCNews does. If @iealondon calls itself a "free market thinktank", ra… https://t.co/2J9U3GvoFuIn the BBC's fairytale world, everything is accepted at face value. Once you have suspended disbelief, British poli… https://t.co/MNa3OMKslNMore than any other media platform, the BBC contributes to our political dysfunction. The bigger the idiot, the gre… https://t.co/Po2NyFD2B3.@BBCNews inhabits a fairytale world. You must suspend disbelief to enter it. In this world, government policy repr… https://t.co/sxX5GPhU6uI started working with @DoubleDownNews partly because I see them as the future, and partly because BBC News and Cur… https://t.co/Uy34RGMJg5
7/21
2020
A year we we interviewed @GeorgeMonbiot for our theatre show English Dirt and chatted about narrative and story rel… https://t.co/KAz8M7GCP9
Retweeted by George MonbiotFreedom is Slavery @GeorgeMonbiot https://t.co/ojQ7Z4Rgxr
Retweeted by George MonbiotBrilliant thread by @drvox https://t.co/CBLOOddhD3 @bongosaloon @Carrot1983 Zero support editorially? Did you actually read the paper?When the right can no longer appeal to people on economic grounds, it switches to culture war. This is what we saw… https://t.co/2WVEatLFnp
7/20
2020

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