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  • Sustainable is Unsustainable

    From the geeky, wickedly funny webcomic xkcd: The Word Sustainable is Unsustainable.

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    1. ColoGI's avatar
      ColoGI -
      Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
      Actually, sustainable is sustainable.

      The problem is that we are starting from a position that is already unsustainable: too many people consuming too many resources. Until that changes, nothing we do will be sustainable - it will be "sustainable". Our job , however, is to leave good patterns for after the correction, for people to remember, discover, emulate, and copy. In hopes it will be OK in the future and we wake up.