I was ruminating, one fine morning, as I hiked up our road, about just how many human synapses were firing off at this moment in which time my synapses were attempting to calculate this futile and impossible calculation. WHEW!
Chief Luther Standing Bear, The Wisdom Of the Native Americans
The world’s beauty and diversity is worth fighting for. In this day and age it is also the intrinsically and logically right thing to do. No need for a God or a king or queen to decree such and such, although I’m all for laws that will help.
The fantastic, unbelievable complexity of our universe should humble us and make us starkly aware that we must be standing with nature and our ecosystems and not against them.
Thus endeth my rant. WHEW!