Ecological Modernisation? You can bank on it.

The bank in question being these clowns, who go back (the clue is in the name) almost as far as the Opium Wars.

Our new drug of choice is, of course, our technological imaginary.  It turns out that you can shave an ape, give it an opposable thumb or two and juice its cerebral cortex a bit and voila – bipedal suicidal hubris. Who knew?

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2 Responses to Ecological Modernisation? You can bank on it.

  1. leavergirl says:

    “you can shave an ape, give it an opposable thumb or two and juice its cerebral cortex a bit and voila – bipedal suicidal hubris”
    :-D More, please more!

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