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Sat Mar 1, 2014, 05:30 PM

16. Well, we are interdependent with other species

so, I would assume there's a "tipping point" at which we will have altered our natural environment to the point that it cannot support the level of human life on this planet.

that's what's worrisome about irregular, weird weather over short periods - if crops cannot be planted until later, or are destroyed by freak weather events that occur freakishly often - the farmer puts the food upon the table.

but before it gets there, bees do their thing, birds do their thing, butterflies do their thing, seeds to their thing in soil doing its thing...

I'm hopeful about our near future - but if we don't develop some sort of defense against our own worst actions - again, among those who benefit short term for bad actions for a few who are the ones who really have a way to make an impact - then we're screwed.

maybe, in a couple of generations, those folks' family members will be held accountable for their actions... guillotine! guillotine! and then they'll have understood why it's in their benefit, too, to treat humans as interdependent, too, not just those with the same last name or same color of skin or same nation.

Western Europe has made some legislative changes - our own political system seems too sclerotic to be effective against actual issues, and not their invented ones.

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