Monday, December 01, 2014
What We Can Learn From the Ruined Cities of the World
I've always been interested in ruined cities, from those buried in the sands of Egypt to those like this one in the jungles of Belize.
For beyond the thrill of exploring them, I'm fascinated by what they tell us about the follies of humanity.
And what we can learn from them, at a time when the very survival of the planet is threatened.
Especially the lesson that when we challenge nature, we can only LOSE.
For it is not only powerful enough to destroy us. It will also reclaim the ground we once stood on, bury it in sand or greenery...
And make it look like we never existed.
Like it's slowly doing in the deserted Ukrainian city of Pripyat, nearly thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe.
As this stunning new video shows...
And what I take from all I've seen, is that these ruined cities are warnings from Mother Nature:
If you think you are so clever, you're not clever enough.
Destroy those who would destroy me. Like Stephen Harper and his planet burning Cons.
Or I will destroy you puny humans. Kill your children and your future.
And bury you ALL...
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