These are the things we know we must stop now. In the past the reasons for slowing the increasingly out of control growth for the sake of material things were hard to articulate except as ethical and moral standards. The decline of the planetary economic system caused it to destroy ethics and morality as values. Only wealth for the few mattered.

But accelerating climate disasters combined with planetary networking and information have allowed people to begin to see the reality and to become angry at the greed and exploitation just as the planetary economy is moving to the elimination of scarcity.

We all have the scientific knowledge to know that fossil fuels are what is destroying our climate for all of our related life forms. That knowledge will destroy the old paradigm of endless exploitation, growth, and greed.

Yes, it is obvious. Those who refuse to see make themselves very obvious in their willful ignorance. School children around the planet understand the basic science of this. They are growing up quickly and know they have little time to waste. Willful ignorance is a crime against our planet and all life.

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Educator, CIO, retired entrepreneur, grandfather with occasional fits of humor in the midst of disaster. . .

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