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The immediate future of life on Earth.

In the case of the majority of us the preoccupation with things of little consequence distances them from the catastrophic climatic changes ahead, often affecting their descendants more than themselves, so much so that the sober predictions and warnings of … Continue reading

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Multicultural or multiracial?

  Neither of these now much used words correctly describes a society formed of a variety of races and ethnic groups so perhaps we should use the adjective human or global to describe such a society, ethic, aspiration, attitude etc. ☺

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Cost.

People in general plus governments, businesses etc. prioritise pecuniary cost although the most important cost is that to Earth without which any costs are irrelevant. ☺

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Being civilized.

The meanings of the word civilized are all positive as well as its concept so how can we, who consider ourselves to be civilized, be civilized whilst doing the things we are doing and behaving as we do?

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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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Three words of wisdom.

Three words of wisdom too often ignored by the majority of people and most of the bodies they comprise:   From The Oxford English Dictionary The precautionary principle noun the principle that the introduction of a new product or process … Continue reading

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The river of no return.

The collective human mind is, at times, like a river of no return as exampled by its present state: times when decisions have been made which make the current irreversible despite the portents; the river acquires a self-generating momentum and … Continue reading

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