12 Jun '11, 1pm

world-views are now crashing against a fundamentally unstable financial system/ecological constraints

i have thought many of these ideas, independently, even though i might express them in different terms, and agree with the general picture you draw. let me invite you to see the same landscape as it appears to one who differs from you, perhaps, in education and general life experience. where you say that the laws of economics are a root the laws of physics, i see them as an extension of the less well known laws of ecology. i see the human race as a predator or parasite which has now become a danger to the health of its host organism, the living earth. i also notice this about your essay : it makes a trenchant analysis which stops short at the threatened consequence of false beliefs – the false beliefs being belief in growth eternal. why does the essay not go on ? 35 years or so ago i read ‘the limits to growth.’ since then not much has happened to respond to that grim pros...

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