The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25 50 or perhaps 100 years.

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From birth man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has o

From birth man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous huma

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century, than in all of previous human history.

Water and air the two essential fluids on which all life depends have become global garbage cans.

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.

No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.

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    There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

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    We are living in a culture entirely hypnotized by the illusion of time, in which the so-called present moment is felt as nothing but an infinitesimal hairline between an all-powerfully causative past and an absorbingly important future. 

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