A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.

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It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better qu

It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.

The education of women is the best way to save the environment.

The education of women is the best way to save the environment.

Religious belief itself is an adaptation that has evolved because we're hard-wired to form tribalis

Religious belief itself is an adaptation that has evolved because we're hard-wired to form tribalistic religions.

I tend to believe that religious dogma is a consequence of evolution.

I tend to believe that religious dogma is a consequence of evolution.

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    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

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