Silence is safe. Silence commits to nothing. Far easier to be silent than to speak.
Every third thought shall be my grave. Shakespeare, The Tempest
He cites the Jesuit Robert Bellarmine who wrote, He who lives well, dies well, he who lives ill, dies ill.And he turns to Montaigne, who said,” It is not death, it is dying that alarms me.”
.‘Looting’ spree threatens wildlife and forests across eastern Europe Guardian
It’s not nice to pile on, I know, and I think it’s frowned on to talk directly about how f***ed we and the planet we afflict are, but really now… And even a lot of posters and commenters are now all “Woe is us! Why didn’t we avoid global catastrophe when we could?” Except for the ones who are all “Nothing to see” and “keep on keeping on” and “We can Tech our way out of this, no sweat!” Futilitarianism is a comforting religion for those who can grok it…WirThe Root of All Cruelty? New Yorker
Under round one of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, the Australian government will provide 52 projects across the nation with AU$28.5 million in shared funding.