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    Humanity's relationship to the Earth

    On the drive to work on my cabin this morning, I heard a presentation by Dave Foreman with a theme about preserving wilderness - the specific subject was the Gila Wilderness, the first designated wilderness in American history. My cabin is located just one mile from the Gila Wilderness boundary.One bit of Dave's speech really resonated with me where he put mankind's presence since the Cambrian period, when life as we know it began to evolve 540 million years ago. He compares it to a book, 540 pages long, with each page representing a million years. If each page has 200 words, and each word has (I didn't catch how many characters), the the existence of humanity on the planet is represented by the period after the last word on the 540th page.Yet here we are - 8 billion strong, having changed the face of the planet in unimaginable ways and heating the atmosphere and oceans mindlessly, polluting everywhere... and breeding like $#@!roaches. What can I say, humans are bizarre. I hope this life is an illusion.

    https://gmcr.org/earth-matters-grf-dave-foreman/
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    Quote Originally Posted by jes'fuchinwitcha View Post
    On the drive to work on my cabin this morning, I heard a presentation by Dave Foreman with a theme about preserving wilderness - the specific subject was the Gila Wilderness, the first designated wilderness in American history. My cabin is located just one mile from the Gila Wilderness boundary.One bit of Dave's speech really resonated with me where he put mankind's presence since the Cambrian period, when life as we know it began to evolve 540 million years ago. He compares it to a book, 540 pages long, with each page representing a million years. If each page has 200 words, and each word has (I didn't catch how many characters), the the existence of humanity on the planet is represented by the period after the last word on the 540th page.Yet here we are - 8 billion strong, having changed the face of the planet in unimaginable ways and heating the atmosphere and oceans mindlessly, polluting everywhere... and breeding like $#@!roaches. What can I say, humans are bizarre. I hope this life is an illusion.

    https://gmcr.org/earth-matters-grf-dave-foreman/
    I guess this explains why libs are so eager to kill babies. Such a loathing for human life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by countryboy View Post
    I guess this explains why libs are so eager to kill babies. Such a loathing for human life.
    Loathing seems to be your problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by countryboy View Post
    I guess this explains why libs are so eager to kill babies. Such a loathing for human life.
    You just can't stop trolling, can you?

    Are you seriously that sad?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jes'fuchinwitcha View Post
    On the drive to work on my cabin this morning, I heard a presentation by Dave Foreman with a theme about preserving wilderness - the specific subject was the Gila Wilderness, the first designated wilderness in American history. My cabin is located just one mile from the Gila Wilderness boundary.One bit of Dave's speech really resonated with me where he put mankind's presence since the Cambrian period, when life as we know it began to evolve 540 million years ago. He compares it to a book, 540 pages long, with each page representing a million years. If each page has 200 words, and each word has (I didn't catch how many characters), the the existence of humanity on the planet is represented by the period after the last word on the 540th page.Yet here we are - 8 billion strong, having changed the face of the planet in unimaginable ways and heating the atmosphere and oceans mindlessly, polluting everywhere... and breeding like $#@!roaches. What can I say, humans are bizarre. I hope this life is an illusion.

    https://gmcr.org/earth-matters-grf-dave-foreman/
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    There is something seriously wrong with you.
    No there isn’t. You are just unwoke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jes'fuchinwitcha View Post
    No there isn’t. You are just unwoke.
    Are we back to Woke being a liberal term again? I get confused!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jes'fuchinwitcha View Post
    On the drive to work on my cabin this morning, I heard a presentation by Dave Foreman with a theme about preserving wilderness - the specific subject was the Gila Wilderness, the first designated wilderness in American history. My cabin is located just one mile from the Gila Wilderness boundary.One bit of Dave's speech really resonated with me where he put mankind's presence since the Cambrian period, when life as we know it began to evolve 540 million years ago. He compares it to a book, 540 pages long, with each page representing a million years. If each page has 200 words, and each word has (I didn't catch how many characters), the the existence of humanity on the planet is represented by the period after the last word on the 540th page.Yet here we are - 8 billion strong, having changed the face of the planet in unimaginable ways and heating the atmosphere and oceans mindlessly, polluting everywhere... and breeding like $#@!roaches. What can I say, humans are bizarre. I hope this life is an illusion.

    https://gmcr.org/earth-matters-grf-dave-foreman/
    I guess that was beyond the ken of dogma and shallow ideologies.

    My bad…

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    Relatively soon we will have the ability to move heavy industry off earth and into orbit and space. The Green cult should like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peter1469 View Post
    relatively soon we will have the ability to move heavy industry off earth and into orbit and space. The green cult should like that.
    problem solved!!

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