If you only had a single statement to pass on to others summarizing the most vital lesson to be drown from your work, what would it be?

The scale of the human socio-economic-political complex system is so large that it seriously interferes with the biospheric complex system upon which it is wholly dependant, and cultural evolution has been too slow to deal effectively with the resulting crisis.
If you only had a single statement to pass on to others summarizing the most vital lesson to be drown from your work, what would it be?

August 21st, 2011

The Earth Is Full

You really do have to wonder whether a few years from now we’ll look back at the first decade of the 21st century — when food prices spiked, energy prices soared, world population surged, tornados plowed through cities, floods and droughts set records, populations were displaced and governments were threatened by the confluence of it all — and ask ourselves: What were we thinking? How did we not panic when the evidence was so obvious that we’d crossed some growth/climate/natural resource/population redlines all at once?
The Earth Is Full

June 13th, 2011