posted on Dec, 11 2006 @ 11:54 AM
I think we could live very easily with technology without destroying the world we live in but we could also easily destroy the world we live in
because of the technology and I think were on that knife edge right now, it all depends on how much faith you have in humanity and to tell you the
truth I don't have so much faith in us right now.
To tell the truth, while I have faith in the ability
of humanity to make better choices, I don't see it as something that's likely to happen.
We're perfectly capable of making the right decisions, and we have been for quite some time, we're just not willing.
That's the horrible truth about free will and choice. It's gives us an enormous amount of power to change our world, but it's impotent without the
will to do all that is necessary.
(Edit: Forgot to say that my earlier comment about hunter-gatherer societies was an oversimplification. Generally speaking though, free time is
scarce for societies that live so close to a state of nature, and free time is the currency that buys intellectual, spiritual, and artistic
[edit on 11-12-2006 by WyrdeOne]