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At no time in the history of the planet have we faced so many challenges, threats, issues, destruction, all man-made, to the future of the planet. The purpose of this site is to highlight these concerns. This is a non-political, non-partisan, non-religious and non-ideological effort with no agenda,  simply to reveal the facts and truths of the State of the Planet, as they are today.

We spend our entire lifetimes getting and spending and using and exploiting the Planet’s resources, without any care and without restoring and preserving the resources that we use for a sustainable future. Education systems and practices are built to fully exploit the Earth’s resources with utter disrespect and disdain for nature and animals, the proof is everywhere, a simple example is species extinction.

What is wrong with the World today, what are we doing wrong? How are we destroying the Planet, all in the name of progress and modernization.
 
 
 
“We are but transient passengers on this planet Earth. It does not belong to us. We are not free to doom generations yet unborn. We are not at liberty to erase humanity’s past or dim its future. Social systems do not endure for eternity. Only life can lay claim to uninterrupted continuity. This continuity is sacred.”
 
 
 
86% of the world’s resources are consumed by the world’s wealthiest 20%.
 
 
 
The more urbanized and industrialized a country becomes, the more trash it produces.
 
 
 
No Water, No Life – No Blue, No Green.
 
 
 
Less Technology, More Independence.
 
 
 
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A. Nature and Mankind’s Harm to Nature and the Planet

1. Exposed Permafrost Layer
2. Melting Ice Caps
3. Species Extinction
4. Threatened Wilderness
5. Climate Change – Global Warming
6. Pollution in Waterways
7. Animal Cruelty, Factory Farming
8. Deforestation
9. Ozone Layer Depletion
10. Air Pollution
11. Toxic Waste
12. Ocean Dead Zones
13. Marine Debris – Plastics in Sea and River Water and Plastic Islands
14. Greenhouse Gases
15. Desertification
16. Land Degradation
17. Acidification of Coral Reefs
18. Groundwater Pollution
19. Run off waste from farms into waterways
20. Commercial Farming, insecticides, pesticides
21. Killing off Bees
22. Toxic Carcinogens everywhere
23. GMO Genetically Modified Crops – Interfering with the life cycle of Nature
24. Extreme Weather – Hurricanes, Floods, Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Drought, Heat Waves
25. Melting Glaciers
26. Melting Icecaps
27. Collapsing Ecosystems
28. Satellites and Space Debris
29. Fishing Nets in Oceans (Ghost Nets)
30. Wildfires
 
 
 


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B. State of Mankind

1. Overpopulation
2. Societal Collapse – Extinction of Civilizations
3. Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Waste
4. Energy Economy – Fossil Fuels – Oil and Coal
5. Morality, Civility, Ethics, Decaying Moral Values
6. Urban Sprawl
7. Water Scarcity
8. Food Scarcity
9. Evils of the Connected World – Internet
10. Materialism and Consumerism
11. Corruption and Greed
12. Factory Farming
13. Fast Foods
14. Information Overload
15. 24 X 7 News Addiction
16. Video Games and TV Addiction
17. Globalization
18. Ills of Mobile Phones
19. Wars – endless Wars
20. Military Industrial Complex
21. Weapons of Mass Destruction
22. Addiction to Fossil Fuels
23. Pharma World
24. Control of the Press, News Manipulation
25. Technology Addiction
26. Internet Hackers – Modern Day Pirates?
27. Cyber Warfare
28. Modern Technologies, good for convenience not good for the environment
29. Super Bugs
30. Global Currency Manipulation
31. Arm Sales to Poorer Nations
32. Exploitation of poor
33. Divide and Rule Policies
34. One Percent
35. Business Irresponsibility
36. Evils of Social Media
37. Mobile Phones, radiation, signals, waste and recycling nightmares
38. Garbage Trash Dumps
39. Consumerism
40. Nuclear Warfare
41. Fast Life
42. Packaging Pollution
43. Plastic Pollution
44. Processed Foods
45. Cancer
46. Stresses of Modern Day Life
47. Family Life on a Garbage Dump
48. Human Trafficking
49. Narcotic Drugs
 
 
 


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Poem: The World Is Too Much With Us by William Wordsworth

Concern about the effects of consumerism and materialism is not a new thing. As far back as 1806, in his poem, The World is too much with us; late and soon. William Wordsworth warned against the phenomenon of “getting and spending”:

The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;—
Little we see in Nature that is ours;
We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon;
The winds that will be howling at all hours,
And are up-gathered now like sleeping flowers;
For this, for everything, we are out of tune;
It moves us not. Great God! I’d rather be
A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn;
So might I, standing on this pleasant lea,
Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn;
Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea;
Or hear old Triton blow his wreathèd horn.

 
 
 

We are today so ensnared in the process of buying and selling things in the market place, that we cannot imagine human life being otherwise. Because, consumption and consumerism dominate social discourse and political agendas of all parties, consumerism hogs the limelight at centre stage as the prime objective of life.
 
 
 

Packaging – much of it single-use food wrapping – has created a rubbish problem that now pollutes every corner of the world, we’d also do well to follow France’s lead in banning plastic cutlery, cups and plates.
 
 
Plastic is a substance the earth cannot digest, REFUSE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS.
 
 
The human race is on a path to self-destruction, what with exploding populations, it seems as if people would like to replace animals by making them extinct and also replacing them with “domesticated animals” for food purposes as well as cutting down trees wherever possible for farm land or housing. bv.
 
 
 
“We face an Existential Crisis as a species, we can either continue to ignore the facts and sciences or decide to make drastic changes” bv. (August, 2018 )
 
 


Pale Blue Dot


Two aliens are talking in outer space, looking down on Earth.
“It seems the inhabitants of planet Earth have created nuclear technology and missiles” says one alien
“are they showing any signs of intelligence?” asks the other
“I don’t think so. They seem to be aiming them at each other.”

*** World Military spending outdoes everything else.


 
 
 
 
 
What is the purpose of Life? is it only about getting and spending? about materialism and shopping?
is it about the traditional markers of success, like salary, status and security?
or is it the realization that making a living does not always equate to making a life.

Making a life also requires one to focus on the Art of Living, on loving relationships, emotional intelligence, a sense of meaning and purpose and living in harmony with all of God’s creations for a sustainable future including protecting and nurturing Mother Earth.
 
 
 
 
 
For most of human history, the word “technology” has been identified with progress. An ax made of metal instead of stone makes life easier and better, just like refrigeration or the power steering.
It’s only in the past few decades that the scientific and industrial processes we’ve invented have created so much progress that it’s sometimes too much. All of the advancement has created a social construct that is, for the first time, seen negatively. And so instead of basking in the modern world, we yearn to unplug and disconnect.

People and companies have been manufacturing all sorts of products mostly for profit without thinking about the implications for the health of people or the health of the planet, one product that comes to mind is plastics. After 60 years of inventions and manufacturing all in the name of progress, the devastating effects are everywhere threatening our very existence on the planet.

 
 
 
The purpose of the website is to raise global awareness of how we are collectively destroying the Planet.
My plan is to contact educational authorities around the world and propose that they add the topics on the website
to their high school curriculums so that school children become aware of the situation at an early age.
 
 
 
 
 

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