Serious Background ‘Mate’

The End of More
by Josephine Smit & Norman Pagett

‘black book’

non-fictionally
gives us {*}
the facts & fantasies
of how we ‘Human-kind’

within a relatively brief ‘twinkle-of-an-eye’
in the Life-on-Earth overall-timeline

have become

1.
so
‘Powerful’

yet

2.
so
‘Blindly-Incapable’
as to be
both
insidiously
“extincting-Earth’s-Lifesupports”
and
in the process
“self-extincting
by
burning-our-own-immediate-bridges
as well as our
Wholisticly-Possible Longest-Term Future Lifesupports
“.

BUT ENOUGH
let us begin into
the already-in-train
“consequences”
of our
(“)multiple-mass-blindness(“) [**]
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From the book:

From the ‘Blurb’ :-

Our chances of survival are being destroyed by overconsumption.
In The End of More, Josephine Smit and Norman Pegett explore the history that has brought us to this point, and give us a glimpse of the devastating consequences of our actions.
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The Contents.

Preface.
“Complex societies collapse through the complexity that originated them.”
“We are gambling with our lives”.

Section One
Triumvirate of chaos;
Afraid of the dark ?
Energy on the edge;
First Light;
Wages of war;
The stirring of the sheiks;
Holy oil;
Fuelling your fantasies.

Section Two
Head count;
Weight of numbers;
Breathing space;
Out of control:
Fear cities;
Survive:
Of gods and governance.

Section Three
Grain of truth;
Growing unrest;
Poor dirt;
Watertight;
Feeding you lies;
No more.
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NOTES
{*} in a total of only 228 pages
[including the outside back cover ‘blurb’ (***)]
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[**] Whilst this publisher’s ‘words-of=perspective’
do sort-of “dominate” so far,
nevertheless the book’s actual words
will be clearly shown to be so and quoted verbatim.
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(***) ‘blurb’ – a denigratory-sounding and looking term if ever there was one.

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1439 Sunday 05042020
(to be continuing …)

🙂

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