Arthur Firstenberg, author of The Invisible Rainbow: A History of Electricity and Life writes: "There is a pervasive threat to insects, oceans, wildlife, and forests which has gone unrecognized and which cannot continue to be ignored.
I cry for the world a lot. How can you live in this world and not cry? Do you live under a bushel basket? Or perhaps you only read the mainstream media? Or perhaps you think that your lot lies with the oppressors? Perhaps you think your fate doesn’t rely on a healthy Earth?
A curious thing about H. sapiens is that we are clever enough to document — in exquisite detail — various trends that portend the collapse of modern civilization, yet not nearly smart enough to extricate ourselves from our self-induced predicament.