There appear to be about five stages in the collapse of any society…the first one being human impacts on the environment.
This, simply put, are humans destroying the resource base upon which they depend.
In the case of Ireland, this happens to be the soil.
In the case of almost every society on the Earth, it happens to be the soil.
The fertility of the soil is diminishing…so much so, that even here in Ireland, farmers rely on chemical fertilizers to grow sufficient grass to feed livestock.
The same happens to be the case worldwide.
Our present course is a non-sustainable course, which by definition means it cannot be maintained.
Think about that…”cannot be maintained!”
However, we should realize that none of this is beyond our control, even though our political and economic systems seem frozen in time!
Each one of us is part of the problem, so therefore can…
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