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Originally posted by Hopeforeveryone
reply to post by unityemissions
If we're hit or just about to hit peak oil then i guess civilisation's just going to run out of steam anyway, which would lead to a huge rise in the expenses associated with modern living - i think that alone should put a break on things. Question is will it happen before we trash most of the flora and fauna.
I'm sort of concluding the problems is really human nature, the desire for comfort and an easy life.
Well there's hope for everyone yet but the next few decades are going to be quite decisive in determining what sort of world we'll hand our kids/grandkids. Ideally not a mono-cultured world of wheat farms and palm oil plantations.
Top marks to the video producer though - haven't been that shook up by a video for a while.
Originally posted by FOXMULDER147
Originally posted by silo13
'It's really really weird. WE have to PAY to exist on this planet. Isn't that weird?'
It's also not true. You're welcome to go live in the woods and eat raccoon. Nobody will charge you, or bother you.
You want a house, food, services? Yeah, you're gonna need to pay for them. And rightly so.
I seriously doubt that this game can continue on for decades. Years, maybe so, but I don't think decades. There will be little to no fish within a few decades. It won't take until that part that serious ecosystem collapses are realized on land as well. It's all so damned interconnected