At the core of Klein’s writing is the assertion that humans have a moral and ideological problem, and that only a change in the current global philosophy of domination, control, and growth at all costs will result in a sustainable future for the planet and ourselves. It is disappointing, frustrating and concerning to read again of issues which have already been addressed extensively in writing on this topic from the 1960’s onward. To mention a few,
This is the TAO of living long and seeing far.
We are at the crossroads and have been for a while. Do we take it seriously or will it be ‘business as usual and let tomorrow look after itself’? We may not be able to solve the problems of other nations or the world, but in our own backyard? Surely that is possible.
In 1999 I wrote,