The Fascism of the Human Supremacy Bubble

The invention of the concept of entitlement is yet another example of the futile attempts of our species to rewrite nature’s laws.  By proclaiming ourselves “entitled” to resources like food and water, we have sought to convince ourselves that we actually “own” these resources, in unlimited quantities. Ownership, and the many entitlements that we have … Continue reading The Fascism of the Human Supremacy Bubble

The Myth of a Sustainable Humanity

There was a time when humans were foragers.  There were no supermarkets, not even agriculture – in other words, there was no “food production system” as such.  The system was Earth itself, and it was the level of food supply that moderated demand, which in turn, controlled population (and this further limitted demand).  As long … Continue reading The Myth of a Sustainable Humanity

To Believe

(from the Untitled new novel) With unwavering tenacity and determination, the seeds continued to push with whatever strength they had against the infinite, pitch-black darkness of the heavy, moisture-laden soil up above.  While their persistence and courage were admirable, the truth was that none of them had even the faintest idea of where exactly they … Continue reading To Believe

How To Sell Your Mother

Born inside a paradise full of animals and fruit The Humans started building shelves, And then walls around the shelves. They installed cash registers at the front entrance and started putting price tags on everything. Nothing was free anymore. The Earth became a huge supermarket As everything was stolen and brought inside so it can … Continue reading How To Sell Your Mother

A New Earth – The Gene

Continued from previous Aberash took a step back, surrendering the floor with a hand gesture.  Aspen walked in hesitantly, taking Aberash’s place at the center next to the faint light source. She looked into the audience for a few seconds, trying to make eye contact with some of the faces.  All she could see was … Continue reading A New Earth – The Gene

A New Earth – Petunia

He reached deep into one of the pockets in his jacket and took out the packet of Black Sky that one of the Revelers at the shelter had sneaked in as a goodbye present.  He held the tiny ziploc bag up to the faint light, looking at the transparent crystals inside.  Turning the bag sideways … Continue reading A New Earth – Petunia

A New Earth – New Beginning

continued from previous “That’s it.  No more funny dinners, I’m getting you out of here!” Olivia said to John in a serious and determined tone. “I think even a rebel like you could use some time off the streets”.  She was joking of course.  John was more of a “laptop rebel”, an “indoor revolutionary”, not … Continue reading A New Earth – New Beginning

A New Earth – The Living Planet

continued from previous The morning arrived awkwardly.  No one could deny what had happened last night.  And as much as they all knew that they had tripped on a hallucinogen, most people felt that their experience had been somewhat real: it certainly FELT real.  And it had changed their view of Earth forever, allowing them … Continue reading A New Earth – The Living Planet