An excerpt from Tony Fry’s book, Design as Politics:

Environmentalists tell us that our planet is in crisis and has to be saved. In truth, over millions of years, the planet has suffered and survived traumas beyond our imagination. The reality is that human beings have been directly and indirectly responsible for inflicting [an] enormous amount of damage on the planetary environmental systems and it is ‘we’ who are in deep trouble if the environments that have supported us turn into hostile places. There are but two possible futures: humanity defutures itself into oblivion (and a damaged planet evolves according to determinants of its condition); or, humanity transforms its mode of planetary dwelling (by being itself transformed or by its numbers being very dramatically, un-naturally culled).

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