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Time Is A Runnin' (Out)

Updated on September 26, 2011

Aldous Huxley

Food For Thought


Listen to these words:


            “Industrialism is the systematic exploitation of wasting assets.  In all too many cases, the thing we call progress is merely an acceleration in the rate of that exploitation.”


            “Sooner or later, mankind will be forced by the pressure of circumstances to take concerted action against its own destructive and suicidal tendencies.  The longer such action is postponed, the worse it will be for all concerned … Treat Nature aggressively, with greed and violence and incomprehensioness:  wounded Nature will turn and destroy you. … if presumptuously imaging that we can ‘conquer’ Nature, we continue to live on our planet like a swarm of destructive parasites --  we condemn ourselves and our children to misery, deepening squalor and the despair that finds expression in the frenzies of collective violence”

                                                from Aldous Huxley,  “Managing”; The Double Crisis


Guess when these words were written?  IN 1948!  Have we changed?  Are we ever going to change?  In the meantime, if we are to believe the scientist, time is the resource we are most rapidly running out of.

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley, "Proper Studies", 1927


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      road2hell 6 years ago from Linden, AB

      AR, do you know anything about science? It really sounds like you despise science. Like it is all lies, deception and fraud. Did you even pass basic chemistry or even taken physics? I think you hate scientists because you don't understand it. Aldous Huxley is not a climate scientist.

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      SerLeon 6 years ago from Pakistan

      Nice hub buddy . . . . . But

      . . . . . . . . . . . . . Don't tell me we have to shut KFC now !!!!?!!!!!!!!!

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      TeaPartyCrasher 6 years ago from Camp Hill, PA


      Pay no attention to AR.

      His 'news' is owned and paid for by the Koch Brother's, etc of the world.

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      American Romance 6 years ago from America

      ...........cough, ahum....excuse me but according to the news those "scientist" are now in trouble for fraud and decieving the world over global warming!.........would that not make your rant know...kinda worthless?