When you are walking in the wrong direction, the smart thing to do would be to stop, evaluate where you are heading, and change course if necessary.
To continue walking in the wrong direction is not progress, but idiocy.
For almost half a century we have confused the two, purposefully striding down a street that leads to a destination nobody wants to reach.
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On November 30th, politicians from around the world will meet in Paris to decide on the actions needed to combat climate change.
More than 190 countries will be represented at the conference with a legally binding climate treaty being the desired end goal.
The United Nations 21st Conference of Parties, or COP21 as it has come to be known, is not only the most important event of this year, but it is perhaps the most important event of this generation.
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Trigger warning; what follows may leave you feeling a little disheartened and apathetic.
Let’s cut to the chase, civilisation as we know it is coming to an end. In all honesty I believe that we are doomed and that our time on this planet is rapidly approaching its endgame.
The structures of society, and the foundations that our systems and our way of life are built on, are completely unsustainable. And with the base beginning to collapse it is only a matter of time before the rest follows suit.
Not to be the prophet of doom, but we are blindly and seemingly willingly accelerating towards our own self-destruction. You may think that this is an exaggeration, and that me being the grumpy cynic that I am what I write here is less an inevitable conclusion and more a depressive dystopian look to the future, but you would be wrong.
Nothing in this piece is speculation, nothing is hyperbole, and nothing in this piece is anything less than a known and proven fact. When these facts are connected it can lead to only one diagnosis, and that is that human civilisation is on its deathbed.
Continue reading “The End Is Now”