Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Our Ark is Headed for a Waterfall

Must it all be so inevitable?

We humans are like passengers on Noah’s ark, though it’s both flood and fire this time. But our mixed-metaphorical ark is headed for a waterfall. We can hear its approach in the roar of the wildfires.

Many of our fellow passengers are not paying attention, distracted as they are by trivial things like rearranging the deck chairs…



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Jim Mason

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