You may not know this—I did not know this—but Derrick Jensen, author of Listening to the Land: Conversations about Nature, Culture, and Eros and A Language Older Than Words, among other titles, is a very funny man.
Who else could turn the Star Wars movies into a wry cautionary tale on the failures of the environmentalist movement? Not many, that’s who.
The first version of the movie Star Wars was written by environmentalists… For one thing, it’s not called “Star Wars,” because that’s so violent. Instead it was called “Star Non-violent Civil Disobedience.
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