Fracking Modernity

Big Oil fracks on plains prone to floods climate change is increasing in frequency. Overfishing has killed off jellyfishes’ predators, turning our seas back to the Precambrian. Are we doomed? Marshall Berman, who died last week in his soup at his favorite diner, wrote the 19th century’s brightest minds had a much more complicated relationship with modernity, simultaneously assimilating its terror and its beauty. So tonight remind yourself why the world is worth fighting for. Hit the club, drink, dance, and make love like Earth depends on it. Because it does.


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