Scientists now speak of the ‘Anthropocene Age’—the domination of the earth by man. It’s meant to be scientifically neutral term, as if a sentient species rapidly warming the atmosphere, depleting and destroying the oceans, and bringing about the Sixth Mass Extinction in the entire history of life on earth is normal.
Humans are an invasive species, one that has been introduced into nearly every ecological niche on earth. Many people secretly or openly hope an Everest-size asteroid wipes us from the face of the earth so nature can begin again. Rousseau molders in his grave.
On the other side of this philosophically debased coin is the idea that man isn’t the problem, nature is, since it’s all tooth and claw out there anyway. Nature is to be

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