posted on Oct, 6 2011 @ 03:47 AM
I agree previous posters that the planet can carry many more of us without negatively affecting any balances.
BUT - our current lifestyle of excess, greed and bad management of resources can only lead to one outcome - and that is the eventual death of our
Each human being is capable of drastically altering its environment – each change made will require 100,000 years of undisturbed regeneration by our
planet in order to rectify the balance – the simple changes being made by each individual every day are already enough to affect a fine balance that
is the product of millions of years of natural evolution.
Our resources are finite. Human beings’ life-spans are transient and temporary when viewed in relation to other great natural structures around us.
What makes us think that WE have the right to wilfully and exponentially harvest and pollute finite resources to benefit OUR little
I for one do hope that the planet kicks off some human fleas. She needs it. She is a unique compilation of varied and interesting life-forms, and all
that we can bring to the table are artificial creations based on concrete, tar and glass, poisons, pollutants and mono-culture.
We have in less than 300 years killed off most fish-stocks in the ocean, created the great plastic garbage dump in the sea, perpetuate a huge rate of
ongoing and exponential desertification per year due to over-grazing and deforestation, cut down a vast amount of the earth’s lungs, and polluted
most fresh-water supplies, created nuclear radiated zones, brought countless other species to extinction or near-extinction, covered vast parts of the
surface with tar, plastic and concrete, used up vast amounts of oil. The list goes on and on and on, and our effects can be seen EVERYWHERE and on a
If this is what we have done in such a short amount of time, imagine what our effect on the planet and our fight for survival and food will be like in
the next 100 years. And imagine what our planet will look like in 500 years’ time. This fact is undeniable.
Yeah sure – the humans may survive the next 100 years. But imagine then living in that grey, bleak and lifeless world of the future. Yuck. Not much
of a life worth living in my opinion. From a soul-perspective, we might as well be extinct if that is our future.