Questions From The Future.

IMAGINE that if you were to invite by aliens to have a tour in to the galaxy and return to earth a 100 years later... Or, reincarnated onto earth plane few generations later.... 

What will the earth look like when you return?

Or If you have a choice,
What would you like to see?


The following diagram illustrates how material wealth is produced.  We can either grow it on earth or mine it from earth and process it. 



Gold Mining:


Satellite Photos on Amazon Deforestation:->

Photo on year 2000:

Photo on year 2009:

Dilemma for modern Economy:
Apparently, the modern society MAINLY measure wealth by counting how much toys can a person accumulate.  The more and faster it progress, the harder the earth will be squeezed.   And, Easter Island is just an example.




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Here is a relevant video by Professor Albert Bartlett :
"The Greatest Challenge" humanity is facing



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“To reverse the effects of civilization would destroy the dreams of a lot of people. There's no way around it. We can talk all we want about sustainability, but there's a sense in which it doesn't matter that these people's dreams are based on, embedded in, intertwined with, and formed by an inherently destructive economic and social system. Their dreams are still their dreams. What right do I -- or does anyone else -- have to destroy them.

At the same time, what right do they have to destroy the world?”


“We cannot hope to create a sustainable culture with any but sustainable souls.” 

Derrick Jensen, Endgame, Vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization

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Relevant picture added on 7 Dec 2012 found in facebook -"Knowledge of Today"



“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” ~Cree Indian Proverb


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This is an Excellent documentary filmed based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning author - Jared Diamond.
The documentary explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization... and how to go about solving the problem Now.








































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2 Comments->:

Anonymous said...

I so believe that there will be change: First energy, the use of fusion will be a household word...second, the end of animal slaughter for meat. We will grow cell culture into steaks. That will free up the land away from animal fodder. Three: Sound will become a technological tool that will make obsolete so many machines, that we will clean up the use of our natural resources as well as no longer need to mine them. Hope you all enjoy your day!

KH Tang said...

Good day, Anonymous

I do believe that human will sooner or later tap into the new energy source - fusion. That could also bring in the "Jevons Paradox". Meaning that people will have no more concern about energy shortage and start to give more birth, and consume more.

Technologies alone will not solve all the problem.

Technologies + Consciousness are needed.

Bless All

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