Tag Archives: environment

Social and environmental problems.

With balancing solutions to social and environmental problems the answer lies not in trying to improve both where both have declined, or are declining, but to first improve that which provides long term sustainability for the other and that, in … Continue reading

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Cities.

Cities are the creators of much intellectual ignorance about nature and how it accommodates and entertains us. ☺

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Out of sight, out of mind.

The use of insinkerators is a lazy and costly way of waste disposal. Out of sight, out of mind! Passing the buck! ☺

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The inheritance mantra.

The mantra about parents leaving their children a better life than their own is very short-sighted. Project this idea worldwide into the distant future and what do you get? ☺

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Civilizations.

Learning about the Australian aborigine some 20,000 years ago I am struck by their profound awareness and culture and the fact that, by comparison, the awareness and culture of modern mankind in the “first world” is puny and shallow. The … Continue reading

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For generations to come.

The phrase ‘. . . for generations to come . . .’ used often in the past to denote longevity or a permanence of sorts can, sadly, no longer be used with any confidence.

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The urge for profit.

This urge is so pronounced that industries which damage the Earth and/or the environment do not act to remedy the results of their misdeeds although, to anyone with a modicum of intelligence, humanity – all life – can do without … Continue reading

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