The cloud started its life small: a tiny grey blemish in the sky, completely unaware of its own malignancy. As it sat lonely at the backside of the mountain, it became used to being fed by humans, just like a butcher’s dog. It never rained, not even moved. Just sat there all alone growing fatter … Continue reading Entropy
Join In - Or Get Out of the Way My fellow comrades-to-be. My fellow humans. My fellow victims of the pandemic. Economic casualties. Black and Brown people fed-up with the predatory White system. Climate refugees. And those of you who cannot speak, those of you who cannot hear me, or even read my words: the … Continue reading The Revolution is Coming
You seem to be deluded about how you arrived in this world. You think that you came here on a space ship. Conveniently arriving on the 6th day of Creation, when everything had already been prepared. You looked around, and you jumped to the conclusion that it had all been made for you. You poor … Continue reading Farewell Humans
Are we technically extinct? A species becomes extinct when population numbers become so low that the size of the genetic pool of the few remaining individuals is too small to sustain and propagate a healthy population. Although healthy individuals of the species may still exist, they are like pages of a book that was impulsively … Continue reading Collapse means Collapse.
Jealousy and Greed have always been closely related. But jealousy has a more mysterious, more elusive quality to it compared to its cousin. Whereas greed is ostentatious, and can almost be tangibly measured in the accumulation of physical wealth and resources, jealousy is hidden: it can be conniving, concealed behind fake motives, and very often … Continue reading Humans are Jealous of Earth
It’s not what we all thought it was. Feeling Numb It is nothing less than a tragic failure that as a species, after so much struggle, so much achievement, so much social evolution and revolution, pain and joy, tears and laughter, so many highs and lows over thousands of years of history, we find ourselves in … Continue reading Climate Change can only be addressed if we radically redefine Happiness
It was the century when Earth’s systems got a complete makeover. And the planet got an expiration date. It is a word that is still not recognised by the spelling thesaurus. Yet we have been living in the Anthropocene for many decades now: the geologic time period, according to the textbooks, when the planet is … Continue reading Media, Money, Machine: Tales of the Anthropocene System