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Event Series Event Series: Exploring Time – The Future

We can look to Earth’s history to understand the challenges of today, and help us anticipate the future. Repeating patterns in Deep Time which provide clues as to what the next 100, 1000 or more years will be like, and guide how we should act for the benefit of future generations, human or otherwise. However, most of us are faced with daily competing priorities, and are frequently distracted by the demands of ‘here’ and ‘now’ while putting off the important problems that will have very long-term consequences.

Drawing on the wisdom of thought leaders such as Roman Krznaric, Stephan Harding, Marcia Bjornerud, Kurt Stager and Sophie Howe, this workshop presents a variety of tools, activities and resources to promote long-term thinking.

This workshop is suitable for those who yearn to make our planet healthier for future generations, but find competing, urgent priorities hinder meaningful action. Also welcome are curious people who are interested in challenging embedded assumptions about time.

Exploring Time – The Future is part two of a two-part series.
Part one, Exploring Time – The Past and Present will run on the following dates:
March 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm – booking and more info HERE
August 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm – booking and more info HERE

While we encourage participants to book the two workshops, each workshop is designed to be valuable on its own and it is not necessary to book both.

Meet your trainer

Tammy has a background in health psychology and believes that a strong emotional connection with the natural world is good for personal well-being, while also promoting climate awareness and action.

Tammy learnt about Deep Time Walks from Debby Badger who studied at the Schumacher College in Devon UK, and quickly saw their value in encouraging deep ecological awareness and an understanding of our planet as a precious environment from which all life has emerged. Tammy hopes the walks will renew individuals’ emotional connection with Earth and motivate them to take a more active role in confronting the climate crisis.

Tammy’s website introduces you to the notion of deep time walks, or, for more information about the Deep Time Walk project, visit www.deeptimewalk.org

Workshop Specifics

What will I learn?

  • Emotional connection with future generations, who cannot advocate for their own needs but will be left to deal with the consequences of the decisions we make today.
  • Recognition of unhelpful, but prevailing, assumptions about time
  • Tools to promote long-term thinking in your everyday activities and decision making.

What should I bring?

  • A bottle of water
  • Sunhat, sunscreen, wet weather gear if necessary
  • Your curiosity and enthusiasm 
  • A stone or a small rock if possible

What should I wear?

  • Comfortable clothing and footwear

Terms and conditions

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