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Response to The_jackalope (Original post)

Sat Aug 17, 2019, 01:09 PM

1. That was an excllent observation and summation.

It mirrors my own thoughts on the situation and covers a lot of ground concerning the current Zeitgeist.

I tend to not post or talk much about the impending clouds of problems of many perfect storms immanently converging and accelerating, (of which climate change is a major wind blowing). My personal summation is that, sure, do whatever you can to help or mitigate this, (especially if it feels right) but it is far, far too late to stop the major impacts that will play out in all sectors of human life. Perhaps, those who survive will benefit somehow in the far future from anything we try to do now to pull back on the grand environmental carnage party in progress--a few hundred years from now or more. Meanwhile, the devil will have his due and the piper will be payed overtime for the excesses.

What stands out is to find what is meaningful and valuable now and to console and comfort and connect while there is time. There is going to be a lot of "climate grief" experienced and displayed by many people, young and old. Perhaps we can resort to more compassion, mindfulness and even some appreciation for what we have in the here and now and bring that to bear as a therapeutic offering to each other as a means of healing and inner strength.

I can suggest putting far less emphasis on the future and focusing on the present for what it is worth. This, too, shall come to pass and change is always inevitable, one way or another.

After all, things are more like they are now than they every were before.

Thank you!

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