All things change. We can all agree on that. But what the density and swiftness of change in modern living have taught us is that there are harsh limits.
We are not passive beings in the big scheme of things; and we are not unconditionally surviving. We cannot be as many as we like, we cannot pollute the environment as much as we like, we cannot take from the Earth as much as we like, and we are not mere observers. We are responsible for much of the changes.
There are extant balances to be kept and natural processes to be respected if we as a species are to continue existing comfortably, meaningfully and responsibly.
It has always fascinated me that I was born into a time and place that was already in existence. I happened to drop in.
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