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  •  Societies have averted local eco-collapse, (3+ / 0-)

    through painful trial and error processes that taught them sustainable agriculture, irrigation, erosion prevention, proper forestry, etc.  

    But there is no local now, and we are indeed evolutionarily unprepared for the situation we have created.  Our tech has far outraced our wisdom & morals, and we are poised to pay the price.

    Before elections have their consequences, Activism has consequences for elections.

    by Leftcandid on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 03:47:32 PM PDT

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    •  The Japanese (1+ / 0-)
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      have done this, but it does take a communitarian approach, something the Japanese are good at, but Americans not so much so.

      "There's a crack in everything; that's how the light gets in". Leonard Cohen

      by northsylvania on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 03:39:24 AM PDT

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