BPSDB As we hurtle into the catastrophe of the sixth great mass extinction that defines the Anthropocene, it is interesting to note just how recently we only just began to understand that which we are now annihilating, and why it is so important to preserve it.
“There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.”
On the Origin of Species, First edition
E.O. Wilson on saving life on Earth
“When the last individual of a race of living things breathes no more, another heaven and another earth must pass before such a one can be again.”
— William Beebe
We give our consent every moment that we do not resist.
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