NORTH ADAMS, Mass.— Tom Wessels, Terrestrial Ecologist and Professor Emeritus at Antioch University, will give a talk titled "The Myth of Progress" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.
The presenter will attend via zoom.
As part of MCLA's Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public.
According to a press release:
The presentation will be a conversation about Wessels' book, "The Myth of Progress," which is a scientific critique of the failings of our current economic system. The book covers three scientific ideas to show how society is progressing in the wrong direction, the second law of thermodynamics and its relationship with entropy, the law of limits to growth, and the principle of self-organization.