About bottleworld

Bottleworld.net is a scratchpad for thinking by Martin John Brown of Portland, Oregon, USA. (Check out his writing for print.) Guest authors like Jess Dolan chime in too. The central topic is environmentalism — which might nicely be described as “a concern for one’s surroundings.”

The name “bottleworld” comes from the fact that there isn’t any frontier left. Humanity and the rest of this seething, oozing, beautiful thing called life are stuck together inside a crowded little spaceship, and Pauly Shore isn’t around to save us.

It’s a closed ecosystem, and, as in any roommate situation, things are bound to get tense. Shall it be a case of mutual parasitism, or can we forge a real symbiosis? Let’s find out!