Jason Godesky is a software engineer, currently employed by Vivisimo, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States). He is also the founder of the Tribe of Anthropik, and an advocate of the New Tribal Revolution (see "New tribalists"). His educational background is in anthropology and computer science, as an almnus of the University of Pittsburgh.
I'm watching the following articles for vandalism and errors:
- Allegheny National Forest
- Clarion River
- Daniel Quinn
- Dunbar's number
- Fifth World
- Food Race
- Intensive farming
- New tribalists
I was previously known as Jefgodesky, until I locked myself out of that account.
The following is provided as an illustration of where my biases lie.
- My Catholic Faith
- Testing the Gorilla
- Tribal Dawn
- The Dream That Was Anthropik
- A Student With No Master
The Thirty Theses
"The Thirty Theses" are the work I'm best known for. As it appears online, it is the rough draft of a book currently being written. It is the most complete statement of my views to date.
- Diversity is the primary good.
- Evolution is the result of diversity.
- Humans are products of evolution.
- Human population is a function of food supply.
- Humans are neither good nor evil.
- Humans are still Pleistocene animals.
- Humans are best adapted to band life.
- Humans societies are defined by their food.
- Agriculture is difficult, dangerous and unhealthy.
- Emergent elites led the Agricultural Revolution.
- Hierarchy is an unnecessary evil.
- Civilization must always grow.
- Civilization always pursues complexity.
- Complexity is subject to diminishing returns.
- We have passed the point of diminishing returns.
- Technology cannot stop collapse.
- Environmental problems may lead to collapse.
- Peak Oil may lead to collapse.
- Complexity ensures collapse.
- Collapse is an economizing process.
- Civilization makes us sick.
- Civilization has no monopoly on medicine.
- Civilization has no monopoly on knowledge.
- Civilization has no monopoly on art.
- Civilization reduces quality of life.
- Collapse is inevitable.
- Collapse increases quality of life.
- Humanity will almost certainly survive.
- It will be impossible to rebuild civilization.
- The future will be what we make of it.