Planet Earth 101:
You have a family and you need to make a living. You start a company. You need resources to run the company.
In case anyone missed the news, resources, along with habitat, are collapsing.
People get desperate and will say and do anything to get to the resources to feed their families, and to buy their families neat stuff.
While this is happening the population continues to grow at three additional people per second on the planet.
Resources continue to grow scarce, habitat continues to collapse as this multiplies.
People grow more desperate. People say anything, do anything to keep their company going to feed their families so they can go shopping and buy neat stuff. Then, just because they think they should, people have more children.
And around and around we go.
But let’s talk about anything, literally, besides habitat overshoot and the limits to growth. If only rich people would stop being so corrupt, if only capitalism didn’t exist, if only we had more guns, fewer guns, more religion, less religion, more jobs, less homosexuals, more Christians, more Muslims, more Marx, less taxes, more education, then the world will be perfect.
Meanwhile the ice caps are melting and record temperatures persists. Millions of refugees run for safety as agriculture collapses and wars grow worse. Clean water is running out around the world.
But hey, have more kids. Go shopping. If only…