Posted: Sep 28, 2012 12:08 am
by Spearthrower
kris wrote:
Spearthrower wrote:Because there will always be people who seek to exploit every situation for their own short term profit.

We enable those people through our choices and habits.

It seems to me as though there is an overall disconnect with nature that cannot be filled by statistics of weather pattern distributions.

Who's 'we'? :P

I see no need to appeal to a state of nature - we're not going to revert to a pleistocene lifestyle by choice. It's our 'nature' to develop tools to solve problems - our technology got us into this, and it will be our technology that gets us out of it