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    PDF A Being Darkly Wise A Being Darkly Wise by John Atcheson is a complicated and fascinating story It encompasses the stream of consciousness we all feel in

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    PDF A Being Darkly Wise READ & DOWNLOAD A Being Darkly Wise I tend to read two three sometimes books at a time I found myself putting the rest of them down to concentrate on A Being Darkly Wise I also found myself doing a lot of internet searches on the EPA The writing was skillful The story drew me in slowly and then kept me hooked I never felt like I was being lectured and yet I learned a lot I definitely recommend this book

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    PDF A Being Darkly Wise Good story5 stars for a compelling story likeable characters and relevant subject matter Surprised i read it so uickly Would recommend to a friend

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    READ & DOWNLOAD A Being Darkly Wise John Atcheson ó 0 SUMMARY FREE READ ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó John Atcheson Any novel that has global warming as a theme gets three stars from me for that fact aloneUnfortunately I did not like this book Of course not

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    READ & DOWNLOAD A Being Darkly Wise PDF A Being Darkly Wise FREE READ ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó John Atcheson This review also appears on Joe Follansbee' blogEnvironmentalists share a kinship with devotees of religion the former prefers to ignore and the latter enjoys lampooning Extremists in both camps have a matching emotional commitment to their cause an anarchist or Taliban mullah would admire Both have a mystical attachment to an idea one an

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    PDF A Being Darkly Wise SPOILER HEREHaving trouble deciding what I think of this book Thumbnail It is about a mysterious man Jakewho recruits a group of 12 Eco oriented folk including a politician author reporter lawyer EPA bureaucrat etcto attend an extreme survival month long stint in the remote Canadian wilderness as an apparent attempt to harness their

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    PDF A Being Darkly Wise I liked this book really I did I just have a hard time forgiving the wooden dialogue and cliche characterizations to give it any than three stars With that said this is a provocative book and entertaining to boot particularly the last 100 pagesa page turner Offering the perspective that we are just another of natures experiments was refreshing We are fuing the place up but c'est la vie If Michael Manns hockey stick projection is true we al

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    READ & DOWNLOAD A Being Darkly Wise PDF A Being Darkly Wise FREE READ ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó John Atcheson Compelling The book get's off to a slow start and takes time introducing us to the forested wilderness embraced in

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FREE READ ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó John Atcheson SUMMARY A Being Darkly Wise ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ross the continental divide and through the boreal forests of British Columbia to save the others It is a race against a pursuer possessed with seemingly supernatural endurance; a race that will push him to the limits of human capacity and beyond but it is a race he cannot allow himself to lose Because the survival of all that he loves depends upon him winnin. I liked this book really I did I just have a hard time forgiving the wooden dialogue and cliche characterizations to give it any than three stars With that said this is a provocative book and entertaining to boot particularly the last 100 pagesa page turner Offering the perspective that we are just another of natures experiments was refreshing We are fuing the place up but c est la vie If Michael Manns hockey stick projection is true we all need to be a bit Jake like to avoid a mass culling of our species this I believeThis book would make a great movie Some of the scenes seemed to be meant for it The tension surrounding Pete s sanity and perspective is maintained realistically the reader is pulled back and forth between believing he s nuts and thinking Jake is A good book but the snotty pseudo literary F Scott Fitzgerald reading side of me can only give it three stars

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FREE READ ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó John Atcheson SUMMARY A Being Darkly Wise ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Pete Andersen was hooked from the moment he read the ad “Learn survival skills in the majestic peaks of British Columbia’s Eaglenest Mountains Not for the faint hearted Three months later Pete and eleven others are dropped off in one of the most remote areas in North America with no way out As Pete learns primitive survival skills at the feet of their cha. I m a big fan of the blog site Climate Progress which covers the latest news about global warming and related issues When an excellent review of the novel A Being Darkly Wise appeared on the site I knew I wanted to read it Like my own novel Lights Out it deals with our impending environmental catastrophe and it was self published on com where it received excellent reviews Obviously my expectations were highThe story is pretty straightforward and works well as a combination adventure and love story with the environmental angle influencing the background and motivations of the main characters who are believable in their depth and personal experience which is fleshed out well enough for the reader to believe they could be real and to care what happens to them Enough is not revealed both to the reader and the characters to keep the events interesting and somewhat unpredictableThat said there were a few things that bugged me about the book A few technical errors in punctuation grammar and consistency that should have been caught by an editor stood out enough to interfere with my focus on the story There is a competition between explanations for why things happen that is frustrating in what feels like a contrived way though uestionable logic that spoiled the end for meOverall I d have to say that I liked the book and would recommend it though it didn t meet the expectations I had for it

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FREE READ ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó John Atcheson SUMMARY A Being Darkly Wise ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Rismatic leader Jake Christianson he believes he’s found paradise But when his companions begin to turn up dead apparently mauled to death by a rogue grizzly paradise turns to hell Pete suspects it may not be a grizzly – the group has been splintering into factions and Jake is unraveling before his eyesPete is forced to lead the killer on an epic chase ac. This review also appears on Joe Follansbee blogEnvironmentalists share a kinship with devotees of religion the former prefers to ignore and the latter enjoys lampooning Extremists in both camps have a matching emotional commitment to their cause an anarchist or Taliban mullah would admire Both have a mystical attachment to an idea one an invisible spiritual value of nature the other a devotion to an unseen God Except for Jake Christianson the antagonist in John Atcheson s self published psychological thriller A Being Darkly Wise Christianson brings both traditions together into a megalomanical monster while another monster worthy of Greek or Norse mythology lurks nearbyThe protagonist Pete Andersen is a middle aged mid level bureaucrat in the US Environmental Protection Agency sick of the insularity and unresponsiveness of Washington DC politics He s disillusioned by his careerist colleagues whose drive for power leads to watered down policies on combating climate change And he suffers a guilt complex over the murder of his brother which prevents him from taking on K Street lobbyists working for the coal and oil industries Andersen is the cubicle drone ordinary people fear becomingAndersen is contacted by Christianson who invites him and other influential operatives and environmentalists on a month long trip to the Canadian wilderness Christianson hopes to reconnect them to their passion for the Earth through an experience of true wildness and drop them back into the Washington lion s den recharged and ready to be the change Christianson envisages The adventure uickly deteriorates into an unexpected exploration of humanity s inner savageryAtcheson has written an interesting sometimes scary page turner that only occasionally drops into policy wonk hell a real danger for an author and former EPA worker bee who knows the government hive mind like a well used topo map At times Atcheson falls into the trap of other eco novels always seeing unadulterated nature as better than humanity s 10000 year drive toward urbanism conveniently forgetting that urbanism and technology is an evolutionary adaptation to nature s unpredictability and an expression of homo sapiens unparalleled combination of sociability and problem solving intelligence Cities and technology are a successful survival strategy in an indifferent universeBut as Atcheson and many other writers after Thoreau have pointed out humanity seems to have ridden off the rails since the Industrial Revolution Climate change is possibility the worst outcome of civilization s mistakes That doesn t mean nature is going to wreak revenge a wholly human construct We might just figure a way out of our predicament or we may not Nature will carry on regardless

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  • 28 November 2020
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