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    Are we x% of life on earth by number, by mass, volume, waste, consumption ... what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lummy View Post
    Are we x% of life on earth by number, by mass, volume, waste, consumption ... what?
    From the OP: "Each large block of this tower represents a gigaton of life" and at the bottom of the image weighs each block in terms of cows. So weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chloe View Post
    It is amazing. Itís also amazing in my opinion that one species can impact and harm so much.
    Well our usage of envirnoment per ton of human is not listed and very high. It might still be possible for for to live sustainably by harnessing more plant species and ending mono cultutre

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    Mother Nature has it's way of fighting back...

    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    It is not mother nature "fighting back"- tropical storms are nature's air-conditioning. Humans end up in the path of the storms that make landfall. Mother nature is not actively targeting anyone.
    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Mother Nature has it's way of fighting back...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    It is not mother nature "fighting back"- tropical storms are nature's air-conditioning. Humans end up in the path of the storms that make landfall. Mother nature is not actively targeting anyone.
    Of course.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Of course.
    I was directing my comment towards some who actually believe that.
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