The problem is so big, affects so many people, requires such drastic cultural shift, that it is hard […]
Enlightenment is to see the world and life as it truly is vs. how civilization has constructed it. […]
Our weaknesses is our strength. We are wrong when we think we are right. Our brains are too large. The executive center overrides the natural.
After being an entrepreneur for 30 years I have learned there are few ways learn what life is truly about. After parenting, traveling is the next best way. The adventure I have chosen is Vanlife. I have sold the farm organized life and am jumping in my 1984 VW Vanagon to travel full-time. Here is how to feel alive:
At first glance the lesson of the Tower of Babel story is if everyone is not coordinated, the tower cannot be built. There is a bigger lesson to be learned.
The core reason rural landscapes are despoiled is cities. From clear cut forests to mono-crop industrial agriculture, its to feed the cities.
We can downsize, recycle and homestead all we want but consumption, population growth and environmental loss will continue. The efforts of activists, NGOs and well meaning leaders are not reversing human impact. So what is the answer?