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Toxic Twitter promotes the future moron

Twitter circulates a stench worse than the medieval streets of London.
Commentators and influencers who harvest the platform are becoming obsessed with ill-informed babble of the new age notables; a crowd of over opinionated throng reducing legitimate debate to feral doggerel.
photo Mark Borkowski
Source/credits: Mark Borkowski
January 12, 2018
 

Whether it’s counting the future world population, quantifying the deaths following Chernobyl, preventing independent research on GMOs, or determining the safety or the effectiveness of just about any product, including pharmaceuticals and basic foodstuffs, or even identifying the root causes of human disease, powerful interests routinely succeed in influencing science: what is studied, what is published, and what is reported. When that happens, individuals (or policymakers) no longer have the information to decide rationally and choose thoughtfully. Society becomes dysfunctional at a fundamental level. IndependentScienceNews.org

 
Consider this: all the ants on the planet, taken together, have a biomass greater than that of humans. Ants have been incredibly industrious for millions of years; yet their productiveness nourishes plants, animals, and soil.
Human industry has been in full swing for little over a century, yet it has brought about a decline in almost every ecosystem on the planet.
Nature doesn’t have a design problem.  People do.
William McDonough and Michael Braungart, authors
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
 
The natural world demands a response beyond scientific insight.
The natural world demands a response that rises from the wild unconscious depths of the human soul.