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The Myth of Human Progress And The Collapse Of Complex Societies

February 6, 2014

Good Stuff

The Oldspeak Journal “i think the problems we’re seeing now, whether you’re talking about hunger, massive inequity, climate change, and the loss of biodiversity, have been driven over the last 200 years by a system of overproduction of stuff and a overconsumption of stuff. And then that’s been inflated and inflated and inflated to the point where it really is not in any way reasonable. The companies and those within government who have supported that approach are now saying they will provide new technologies, to continue that consumption of stuff, that level of production, it’s just not realistic. “-Jim Thomas

The ecosystem is at the same time disintegrating. Scientists from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean, a few days ago, issued a new report that warned that the oceans are changing faster than anticipated and increasingly becoming inhospitable to life. The oceans, of course, have…

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One Comment
  1. Reblogged this on encompassingchaos and commented:
    Climate change or not…we are screwing shit up on the path we are on. Our current society is not conducting good stewardship of our resources.

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