12 Characters in search of an apocalypse - gathering and reading

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Description How does climate change affects us, our families and our communities? Hearing 12 different perspectives connects us to our own through intermediate pair-discussions.
Website(s) https://12characters.org.uk/
Type Discussion
Kids session No
Keyword(s) social, political
Person organizing Niccokunzmann
Language en - English
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Subtitle How does climate change affects us, our families and our communities? Hearing 12 different perspectives connects us to our own through intermediate pair-discussions. We exchange personal experiences with the group in the end to reveal the systemic aspects..
Starts at 2018/12/27 22:00
Ends at 2018/12/27 23:59
Duration 119 minutes
Location Room:Seminar room 14-15
Subtitle How does climate change affects us, our families and our communities? Hearing 12 different perspectives connects us to our own through intermediate pair-discussions. We exchange personal experiences with the group in the end to reveal the systemic aspects..
Starts at 2018/12/30 10:55
Ends at 2018/12/30 12:55
Duration 120 minutes
Location Room:Lecture room M1

The 12 Characters project is a worldwide call for community dialog around one of the two most significant challenges of our uncertain times – the ongoing collapse of the web of living beings that supports all life on Earth – a collapse that with each passing day gains momentum. Our goal is to get people talking with one another about what is happening to them, their families, and their communities.

Download the text for the reading: tinyurl.com/12characters-pdf

Order of the Readings:

  • I did the math - page 1
  • I have kids, hopelessness is simply not an option - page 15
  • Let’s party like it’s 2099 - page 3
  • Pause I - what have the characters said that you resonate with?
  • What will the future think of me? - page 6
  • Bring it on! - page 8
  • Defend this ground - page 10
  • Pause II - what have the characters said that you resonate with or what have they said that repels you?
  • It’s gonna happen – but to somebody else - page 5
  • The apocalypse is my gravy train - page 7
  • Better to be hopeful - page 9
  • Pause III - what have the characters said that you resonate with or what have they said that repels you or what have they said that you would you not want to own up to?
  • This means war - page 12
  • Despair is our only hope - page 11
  • I want a better catastrophe - page 14
  • Pause IV - 60” silence
  • group discussions
   * examples over theories
   * feelings over thoughts
   * resonance by waving hands


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