The Great Unraveling: Using Science and Philosophy to Decode Modernity

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“Forty percent of the United States drains into the Mississippi. It’s agriculture. It’s golf courses. It’s domestic runoff from our lawns and roads. Ultimately, where does it go? Downstream into the Gulf.”

— -Sylvia Earle

Our civilization is headed for a downfall, to be sure, in part due to the massive gulf between our…