Adaptation means violent defeat

Dean Spillane Walker
11 min readJan 18, 2021

Pain is the price of consciousness
in a threatened and suffering world.

It is not only natural;
it is an absolutely necessary
component of our collective healing.”

Joanna Macy
Coming Back to Life

By the time I published my book about Climate change and the human-caused predicament (The Impossible Conversation: choosing reconnection and resilience at the end…



Dean Spillane Walker

Offering transformative support for people bravely facing human-caused collapse of Earth and Human Systems /