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Posted Sat Apr 12 2008: from Jamai Cascio (Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies):
The Big Picture: Resource Collapse
We (the human we) have pushed the limits of many of the resources our civilization has come to depend upon. Oil is the most talked-about example, but from topsoil to fisheries, water to wheat, many of the resources underpinning life and society as we know it face significant threat. In many cases, this threat comes from simple over-consumption; in others, it comes from ecosystem damage (often, but not always, made worse by over-consumption).
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What a challenge, "ethics" and "emerging technologies" -- since most any technologies that makes money get promoted.

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