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just...just....well where to start...OK let's start with this
our extraordinarily well-developed capacity for coming up with supposedly brilliant solutions to things we have defined as "problems," where 1.) the problems turn out to be not actually even problems at all if you think about them differently, and 2.) the supposedly brilliant solutions turn out to be not so brilliant after all and in fact very much more like taking our collective foot and stepping confidently and firmly on a gigantic rake, which then smacks us forcefully in the face, drawing blood and taking out an eyeball or two, cf. pesticides and bees, etc etc.
(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 18:19, archived)
Having your crops and therefore livelihood devastated on a regular basis by swarms of herbivorous insects isn't a problem?

(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 18:33, archived)
It's a bit chicken and egg.
If consumers didn't expect every produce in abundance all year round, then supermarkets wouldn't be under so much pressure and wouldn't pass that pressure on to farmers to ensure a crop, and if moving produce globally wasn't so easy and cheap then prices paid to farmers wouldn't be so low, and so they wouldn't have to ensure a full crop on time every year. And why do consumers expect all produce all year round? Because the supermarket told them it was available.
(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 19:15, archived)
If we crack cheap clean energy this problem goes away as we can grow things locally hydroponically.
It'd be good for developing countries too. If energy is in abundance desalination can be done etc.
(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 19:48, archived)
Trump's planning ahead
Another 50 years of heavy coal use and we'll be able to boil water just by putting it outdoors, free steam power for all!
(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 19:52, archived)
I'll crack your skull mate

(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 19:52, archived)

(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 20:56, archived)
K, I'm reporting this

(, Thu 12 Oct 2017, 22:07, archived)