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Scorsese’s ‘Surviving Progress,’ Part II

Martin Scorsese has produced an 87-minute documentary that’s jam-packed with interviews with visionaries like Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood and Stephen Hawking. They explore the kinds of “progress traps” that destroyed past civilizations, and that lie embedded treacherously in our own. A+A recently interviewed the film’s co-writer and co-director, Harold Crooks, for two consecutive posts.  Here’s the second: [...]

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘Surviving Progress’

Martin Scorsese has produced a provocative documentary called “Surviving Progress” that explores the major “progress traps” facing civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption and the environment.  It’s 87 minutes long, and jam-packed with arguments from visionaries like Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood and Stephen Hawking. They explore the kinds of traps that destroyed past civilizations and [...]

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