Ecological collapse – canary in the mine..
Like the citizens of Paris dancing the night before the German invasion of their city – which they could not believe would happen – who then had to flee leaving everything behind,; Like expatriate society in Singapore, partying and socialising the day before the war swept Singapore into the maelstrom of conflict; Our culture is blind to the brink of collapse. Natural disasters enhanced by mankind are the first crumbling signs of the impending collapse, Manmade war zones sweep many more away. Ecological devastation and starvation are the picture of what is coming. We will survive by ecological grace in ever smaller numbers until we are completely eradicated along with the ecological niche we inhabit, or perhaps just perhaps there will be adaptation. It is possible the move to the insane right will wake people up all over the world – the young are appearing on the political scenes and bringing the hope and inspiration. the old are dying. Change is certain. devastation is certain. How far it goes depends on us having hope in the possibility of change and working to live as future humans must live – like those in the ideal dreamed of past – which had a reality – in harmony with nature. it is possible. and we will have to learn it again. whether any food supplies will be sufficient to feed our large bodies remains to be seen. the meek who inherit the earth may be mushrooms. the giraffe with her tall neck seeing visions of sky and light is the same as peaceful Diplodicus the long neck dinosaur. that spirit is inherent in earth. Mushroom colonies are manifold. As eternal life force – I AM looking forward to the next billion years to see what glorious biosphere i become after this next great extinction. Life is inherent in earth. Humans are , like dinosaurs, an interesting but unsucessful experiment. Our mindstuff contributes to consciousness which is eternal. Awareness is step one. Stand in front of a tree and experience tree awareness. You will be consoled as you and tree both acknowledge this passing.
the image is a bee face, on silk , by me.
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