28 Jul '16, 12am

Abandoning a fossil fuel powered civilization means abandoning civilization?

Davy on Wed, 27th Jul 2016 10:24 pm It is simple really and it revolves around natural cycles which humans are very much a part of. Natural cycles are about population levels and their consumption. They dwell in an underlying ecosystem health. They have an internal species dynamics of growth or decline. Our present circumstances are all cycling in the direction of decline and decay. It is really much worse because we have rearranged the entire earth ecosystem for our benefit. We have discarded balance and equity. You may ask why we should worry about balance and equity. Balance is the basis of an ecosystem’s strength. You take away balance and natural systems become dysfunctional. We have chosen human needs and wants over natures balance. Equity is related to the fairness and impartiality we should be showing nature because we are capable of self-reflection and knowledge. ...

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