Hubris, Wizardry, and the Solicitude of the Future
i was vaguely familiar with the whole guano story and how all that came crushing down with a german invention. they called them "salitre" and "salitreras" in spanish . this is the whole detail of that story and i enjoyed it a lot, i wish more people knew this stuff.
keep it going!!
What an article! This should be a book.
I studied agricultural engineering in México during the 90's, when following Norman Bourlough's green revolution steps were unquestionable if you wanted to be considered a succesfull & efficient technician, both in the farm field and the market scenario.
The transition will be painful and exausting, and also very lonely at times, but there is no other road to walk into if we still want to be part of this glorious living consious web that invited us to be.
Hear, hear! Rebuild local food systems! This all hit. Powerful messages in there.