a reply to: ConcernedCanadian
We will ride that Ferris wheel, into eternity, because we are so short sighted and egocentric.
We may observe changes in our environment, but we are clueless at how long nature has noticed the change, or when nature begins to create mutations in
lifeforms, to sustain life on this planet.
By the time we see the mutation taking place, several generations have already passed. The lifeforms that display the adaptation first, are
generations into the process.
So in all of man's brilliance, he is fighting a battle with a problem is a response to yesterday's problem, and may well be nature's solution, to
ensure we have a tomorrow.
We have proven over and over again, that man can make one Hell of a mess when, he blindly displays his brilliance when attempting to control
Some organisms may be small. Some even microscopic. Some may be even smaller than that, smaller than we have the ability to see. Two things about tiny
creatures, we should not forget or underestimate.
One is their numbers. The smaller their size, the greater their numbers. 7 billion people may seem like a lot. Compared to microorganisms, 7 billion
is like a drop in the ocean.
Second thing is their adaptability, and their survivability. We will all be dead and decomposed, and those microorganism will still be calling Earth
Man's response to a problem, by killing anything he does not understand, will be our demise.
Microorganism have shown they can be symbiotic.
They have proven they are resilant, they are not going anywhere. They have proven they will fight back. They have proven that when you kill them, they
come back stronger.
What have we proven? That we never learn. That big brain of ours, houses more ego than knowledge.
We may have eaten from the tree of knowledge, but our ego is blinding us, and keeping us from ever utilizing that knowledge for anything but running
You bet they have been around for a billion plus years. They serve a purpose. We don't know enough to know what that purpose is. Maybe they are the
gate keepers. Maybe they are the veil. Maybe we should stop learning how to kill them, and start learning how to live with them.
Just a thought.