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The Dictatorship of Nature

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in Ecology | 9 comments

The Dictatorship of Nature

We all live in, what is called in German the Sachzwang. The dictionary translates it as Inherent necessity. I, personally prefer to call it the dictate of a situation. A situation which determines our actions. If one is not rich, one has to work. And even the rich person is not free from the Sachzwang, the wealth must be managed and increased. It was always like that, we were limited because of technologies not yet invented. Humans once could not do what is today common. The other side of the...

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The Ecological Dictatorship

Posted by on Jul 28, 2010 in Ecology | 11 comments

The Ecological Dictatorship

The last century was coined by Dictatorships of all kinds and regardless of which political side, be it right wing or left wing. The world has seen Hitler and Stalin, Mussolini, Franco and Pinochet. Let’s not forget Mao Tse Tung and Pol Pot. And this is only a small sample of all the different dictators which ruled the 20. century. Hopefully the 21. century will have left this kind of political rule far behind. The remnants of this political system like that of North Korea will,...

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