Monday, April 16, 2007

Could this be our country one day?

Jarred Diamond thinks so. I'm working through Collapse, which seems to imply that the fall of America--due, mostly, to our own destruction of our environment, is inevitable. Take a look at Easter Island: at one point, this was a flourishing island, with vegetation and trees galore. That's before the soil went bad, and the cannibalism started...

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