Homo fatuus brutus: veni, vidi, abii

This is a brilliant, and fully accurate essay from my friend Pendantry.


In the end, entropy always wins.

Cartoon of creatures evolving from slime into a human stepping off a cliff...

Sometimes, it can be hurried along.

On an insignificant speck of rock hurtling along in a vast expanse of nothingness, a thin film of gas nurtures a rare and wondrous thing that has, over aeons, struggled to improve and refine itself. Its latest offspring considers itself to be all-powerful; supreme master of the universe: yet, for all its vaunted skills, its visionary foresight is stunted such that it can barely see beyond the tip of its own nose.

At a time when the north polar ice cap — the air conditioner for the planet — is in full retreat, and the antipodes burn with an insatiable hunger, the descendants of those who once devised something they called ‘democracy’ are now so thoroughly subjugated by a crooked and broken global economic system — one that is both too big to fail and, at the same…

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About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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2 Responses to Homo fatuus brutus: veni, vidi, abii

  1. Dr Bob Rich says:

    Colin, I’ve inserted the new pic, but can’t get rid of that thing. It isn’t part of my post, which is 12 words long. The rest is your fault.


  2. pendantry says:

    Hi Bob. Blast, my photobucket blight has hit you, too. 😦 If you get a moment, you might want to change the image in this post to https://pendantry.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/homofatuusbrutus.jpg — this URL should have some longevity. I hope 🙂


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