The Holocene expired

Enter the Anthropocene: a human epoch.

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Collage by Miguel Adrover.
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Eons with detail, down to the epoch. Public Domain Image.

Could this this trauma be eased with naming the mess?

Please, forgive the eschatological tone of my comments.

“[P]lastic is a disgraced material, lost between the effusion of rubber and the flat hardness of metal: it achieves none of the true productions of the mineral order: foam, fibers, strata.” — Roland Barthes, via “Plastic” (Myths, 1957).

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Guilt is undesired progeny

Becerrillo gnawing taíno bones…Was this written in the Portuguese sky 5 centuries ago? Where bellies of transatlantic vessels — filled with West Africans — inevitable?

Via Kurzgesagt (YouTube Channel)

Closing remarks

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