What if we took ecology less seriously?

...May 12, 2009

Simone de Beauvoir once said, “The serious man is dangerous. It is natural that he makes himself a tyrant.”  The environmental future of the planet is an oh-so-serious thing, but is this a reason to act dramatic, even sometimes dogmatic and fundamentalist about it?  Isn’t it time to adopt a more casual, cool and natural […]

What if we liberated our ideas?

...May 4, 2009

Back from a meeting in London, I am taking advantage of time in the Eurostar to finish my upcoming book L’idée qui tue (“The Killer Idea”, in English) before sending it off to my publisher.  My only regret is that the examples I use in my book will become dated with time—and yet, everyday I […]