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- n. Plural form of ecotopia.
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A poor peasant on a Caribbean island who eats the mangoes she picks from the tree in her yard or the fish he caught that day leaves less of a carbon footprint than anyone who lives in the Slope, or in any of the self-styled ecotopias of this country.
Hopefully, fellow bloggers will start downloading some of these photographs, and create their own personal surveys of ecotopias for everyone to view for free.
But as Hogle has demonstrated, Shelley's Lucretianism allows him to imagine a moment of clinamen during which these random vectors might start to be attracted towards one another to form worlds, even ecotopias.
The answer is that the home is a dystopian, ecologically dysfunctional place when notions of status, possession, and resource exploitation structure its occupants’ relationships, but homes can become functional ecotopias when personal values reorganize those structural markers, overcoming the public/private dualism.