The term ‘Anthropocene’ isn’t perfect – but it shows us the scale of the environmental crisis we’ve caused
Published in Drama Triangle, Language, Karpman on Apr 19, 2022
Alternatives, including "Anglocene", "Capitalocene" and "Oliganthropocene" all point to victims vs perpetrators - and we are immediately in the world of the the Karpman Drama Triangle.
"Anthropocene" though has a different character. It puts our shared humanity front and centre. We are all connected, we all have responsibility to one-another, I have to do my bit because we are my community.
This is why Social Leaders develop the skills to explore and identify the widest possible context. As a global citizen my responsibilities are to the widest context I am able to perceive.