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  • "Sustainism," on the other hand, might sadly be just another elitist marketing bandwagon for which a small privileged percentile in the developed world will be affected, but close to 100% of the under-privileged in the developing world won't be affected in any meaningful way.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • It's not that the statements in "Sustainism" are inaccurate, nor do the authors promise more than they deliver.

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  • The critical issue for any designer committed to the principles identified in "Sustainism"

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  • Sustainism is intended to include the imposition and implementation of both the "physical" and the 'biological' aspects of sustainability on industry and individuals.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • Sustainism, it is believed, will recast our relationship to all that was modern in the 20th century good, bad or indifferent, yet also bind ecological issues into one larger picture of our world.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • Tim Brown, CEO and President, of IDEO, a worldwide design consultancy firm stated that Sustainism will drive the creativity of the twenty-first century.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • Sustainism offers that if properly nurtured through a cultural revolution, its nuggets of wisdom will grow to become the mighty beanstalk of ecological achievement and will bear a cornucopia of contributions toward a sustainable way of life and work as a tidier world is created in their literal image.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • Sustainism is a manifesto being promoted as the cure-all to modernism, without even examining the biomorphic, social, socio-economic, and elitist values that led to its birth after World War I, and its cousin, post-modernism that sprang up in the aftermath of World War II in the primarily white developed world.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • Sustainism as a manifesto for the 21st century is being touted as a signal of a new cultural era, where the world is re-designed as more connected, more localist, more digital and more sustainable, and it's strongest proponents have also created a "universal" language to illustrate how sustainism is already reshaping global and local cultures, business practices, technologies, and the media.

    Michael DeJong: The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

  • Doubling as a living science museum and lodge for visitors, the home which combines repurposed materials and some of the finest examples of modernism in this century to-date, is additionally intended as the first in a line of new construction which will continue to showcase the newest, best and greenest techniques, practices and materials for Sustainism available at their time of construction, and to hopefully become the centerpiece of Greensburg's growing eco-tourism trade.

    Michael DeJong: Greensburg: An Eco 9/11

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