Here’s what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. And like so many addicts about to face cold turkey, our leaders are now committing violent crimes to get what little is left of what we’re hooked on.
The industrial revolution allowed The Revolution to exist long past its expired-by date.
It empowered millions of selfish people to be manipulated by a callow but shrewd few.
When it comes to the end, we won't weep for it, but for what we could have done with all that energy.