I think curiosity is among the highest of virtues. I try to pursue knowledge. I love to explore. It’s why I hike.
It’s also why I like math and physics and the space program.
There’s a part of me that recognizes, accepts, and embraces the fact that the only known sustainable human culture is the hunter-gatherer band.
There’s another part of me that wonders what lurks under the soil of Mars and the ice and seas of Europa.
How do we explore the cosmos with flint blades and beaver hides?
I wonder if the fact that agricultural societies have historically been hierarchical and non-sustainable means there can never be an agricultural society that is egalitarian and sustainable.
Could feralculture and technopermaculture get along with each other? Could people go back and forth between them?