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It is our political economy that has to change, and our attitude for the Earth.  

Enabling addiction will not serve.  

When the SO2 comes out of the stratophere after civilization collapses, its a snap-back:  The problems that have been masked re-assert themselves in full.  

It is stupid and cruel to buy time at the expense of the future.  

There is something wrong with humanity that we could even think it.  But that is probably why we are in the fix we are in.  

If there are any human survivors on the other side of this geological boundary, they will not thank us.  Really.  

So, to your second point, what is worth doing RIGHT NOW--what "song?"  Well, perhaps, relearning sustainable ways.  This is harder than it sounds--civilized destruction of life support is real.  And certainly it is as quixotic as singing to a horse.  

Because this is a process not of governments, but of small groups, who certainly are going to (at best) be ignored.  

The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Sat Oct 14th, 2006 at 04:19:53 AM EST
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