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    "Death by Design" - Al Jazeera article on technology production

    https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes...054750796.html
    An investigation into the deadly health and environmental costs of the electronics industry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nothing View Post
    https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes...054750796.html
    An investigation into the deadly health and environmental costs of the electronics industry.
    It's insane to think that this "progress" will be of help when the planet and the water supply is being polluted to such a degree!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elen View Post
    It's insane to think that this "progress" will be of help when the planet and the water supply is being polluted to such a degree!
    Its madness isn't it. This is what people do to each other and themselves for money.

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    Now you're beginning to get the gist of things. FWIW

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    Who is "beginning to get the gist of things"? Far out...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nothing View Post
    Its madness isn't it. This is what people do to each other and themselves for money.
    Money is the root of evil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dumpster Diver View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Nothing View Post
    Its madness isn't it. This is what people do to each other and themselves for money.
    Money is the root of evil.
    Not the root — the root sits a lot deeper than that — but money is the best conductor evil could ever come up with for propagating itself and infecting a whole civilization.
    = DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR =

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    Vogt and Borlaug clearly need to reconcile.

    That is, we need to.


    See The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles Mann.

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    Money is just to eleviate survival fear, therefore the root went that way (points).

    I have so far tracked that root to "sense of loss or separation" or maybe it is the echo of experience of loss or separation, rather than a sense.
    Money allows trade to survive and because it makes it easier than bartering it has acted as a wall to learning. Locking people out of lessons regarding cooperation and such, making such things foreign to them.
    However each epoch supplies an environment to learn just different syllabus. Money has allowed progress, but at the sort of cost like we see in the example of the video. Its always a choice, we could all have chosen to be grown ups and use money ethically, but the nature of the beast is that it is abstract and detached from reality, and so I see this as having afforded the change in perceptions by users of money.
    IMO this period is one which is difficult to sustain, it should be plain to see, should have been, by all our so called teachers and experts, for decades. I used to think the purpose for this period of unsustainability, is to learn absract philosophical spiritual aspects on a global population level via widespread literacy. Its proven to be on a few deadlines. It seems much of the alloted time has been wasted through personal frotting. Make up and wifi.

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