Attendees of Naomi Klein’s Book Launch Weigh in on Our Planet’s Future
So, How Fucked Are We?
Photos by Shaun Michaud
“I’m optimistic for the future of the planet… for the future of the human species, perhaps not so much.”
“I think we’re fucked, and I think it’s a philosophical issue. […] The real issue of climate change is a philosophical issue, and it’s one [for which] we need to acknowledge our predetermine demise and work every day to ameliorate the essential and inherent pain that exists with that understanding.”
“I’m a gloomy optimist. […] I want to say that we’ll be okay, but I do feel like we’re fucked if we don’t make the rights decisions. But there’s always room for the right thing.”