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The final poem in Dialogue between the body and the soul cycle by Melanie Challenger and John Kinsella is published today on the RSA Arts & Ecology Centre website. Alongside it there's a web page of responses by other artists, writers and critics to the question of whether flying is justifiable, including contributions from Mark Lynas, David Cross, Amy Balkin, Ruth Catlow of furtherfield.org and activist Liz Snook of Plane Stupid.

The final poem in Dialogue between the body and the soul cycle by Melanie Challenger and John Kinsella is published today on the RSA Arts & Ecology Centre website. Alongside it there's a web page of responses by other artists, writers and critics to the question of whether flying is justifiable, including contributions from Mark Lynas, David Cross, Amy Balkin, Ruth Catlow of furtherfield.org and activist Liz Snook of Plane Stupid.

Critic Nicholas Lezard is unsympathetic:

The declarations of various artists and writers that they will not travel again by aeroplane, not even for literary purposes, strikes me as one of the more ridiculous and unintentionally comic examples of self-righteous silliness available from a very wide contemporary collection.

What do you think?

Read the responses here. Add your own. Go wild.

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