The Future is in Our Own Hands


They call it Paradise
I don’t know why
You call some place Paradise
Kiss it goodbye

“The Last Resort”
The Eagles, 1976.

Let’s be upfront about it. Anyone concerned about the survival of the planet has to struggle with the deduction that the greatest threat to the environment is Man himself.

This paradox is a painful one, especially for those who love Mother Nature passionately: to know that you are out of sync with the life processes of the Earth. No quick effective retreat from Mankind’s ruthless hunt for material resources and endless search for recreation seems possible, and therefore we settle for individual solutions that we know will not make much of a difference, or we do whatever little damage control we can as a collective.

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