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Surviving Progress

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm

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Part of the Sustainable Woodstock Climate Change and Sustainability Film Series

Tuesday June 25, 2019
6:00pm

Free. Suggested $10 donation graciously accepted.

Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, “A Short History Of Progress” inspired this film, reveals how civilizations are repeatedly destroyed by “progress traps” — alluring technologies serve immediate needs, but ransom the future. Surviving Progress presents the story of human advancement as awe-inspiring and double-edged. It reveals the grave risk of running the 21st century’s software — our know-how — on the ancient hardware of our primate brain which hasn’t been upgraded in 50,000 years. Primatologist Jane Goodall, author Margaret Atwood, and activists from the Congo, Canada, and USA — place their hope in our ingenuity and moral evolution.

Run Time: 1 hr 26 min

Details

Date:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

Woodstock Town Hall Theatre
31 The Green
Woodstock, VT 05091 United States
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Phone:
(802) 457-3981
Website:
www.pentanglearts.org

Organizer

Sustainable Woodstock
Phone:
(802) 457-2911
Website:
https://www.sustainablewoodstock.org/