The invasion of the Americas began in 1492 when the slave-trader Columbus was found lost at sea by the friendly Arawak peoples. Waves of indifferent invaders brought disease, invasive species and toxic memes. So much of wild America has been destroyed that the Arawak could not recognize it today. It is time to honor the Indigenous peoples who tended the wildlands we enjoy today.
Despite what is usually reported in the media, fossil fuel emissions are not the main cause of climate change. Climate change is human-made, however, it is primarily caused by deforestation, not fossil fuel emissions. And, if we continue to not accept this, we will never solve the problem.
It is ironic that Chapter I of the Book of Genesis, the foundational text of Abrahamic religions, created the meme that is destroying the very world that the book proclaims God created for man. Dominion is the cornerstone for all of humanity’s destruction.
I have spent the last 15 years trying to figure out how to save the world. What it comes down to is our minds are addicted and we have to let go of everything we know. Caution, this is guaranteed to blow your mind.
Almost everyone accepts forest clear-cutting as a given, while the economic damage from smoke alone exceeds the forestry income and it is a root cause of climate change. Let’s see how it is all connected.