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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Peace, prosperity and economic progress

Peoples' memories are short. I'm barely old enough to remember a time, in the 1980s, when WW2 was still being talked about, when people still remember the horrors and the savagery. This memory faded in the 1990s when the 50th anniversaries were commemorated.

Maybe this illustrates why it's so difficult for people to accept the moral equations of climate change and the destruction of the natural habitat. It's bad enough that the evil that men do come about as a result of starvation, war and disease. It is much harder to accept the destruction that comes about as a result of peace and economic "progress".