I am responding to your post .... and I may have left some of it out. I hope this doesn't bother you too much.
"Environment has been destroyed by Urban Population, Urban Work and Urban Education."
OK ... But I hope that you see that there is no such thing as urban vs: rural.
All Industrial Activity that is destroying environment is being run by Urban Population and Urban Education.
Wait ..., let's explore this idea ....
Industrial Activity has destroyed so much environment in 250 years that there is hardly any environment left to save.
Industrial Activity for production of thousands of consumer goods and services must stop immediately....Millions of other species get only food from earth....The maximum that man can/ should get is food, clothing and shelter....Urban Dwellers have to either transform into full time food producers or they have to stop working.
I totally agree with you ..... but let's keep exploring.
Billions of animals are being slaughtered in Industrial Slaughter Houses every day.....Billions of fish are being killed by Industrial Fishing every day....Millions of acres of Forests are being destroyed by Industrial Activity every day....Millions of wild animals in forests are being killed by Industrial Activity every day.....Millions of tonnes of Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Industrial Waste is being added to environment every day....Millions of tonnes of Metal Waste, Plastic Waste, Chemical waste, Gaseous Waste and eWaste are being added to environment every day.... Millions of acres of Fertile Soil is being killed by Cement, Concrete and Asphalt every day....Nuclear Industry has produced millions of tonnes of Nuclear Waste which will keep contaminating the planet with hazardous radioactivity for the next thousands of years.
Yup, I think most of us are with you so far ...
Progress, Growth, Development.
This is terminology for all unnecessary and destructive work being done by Urban Population.
These are figures for all unnecessary and destructive work being done by Urban Population.
If Urban Society stops its supplies to Rural Society it will live forever.
If Rural Society stops its supplies to Urban Society it will die within a month.
If Urban Society stops all its supplies to Villages......electricity, oil, machinery, equipment and consumer goods, Villagers will survive forever.
If Villages stop all their supplies to Cities......Food Grains and Vegetables, Urban Population will die within a month.
[ Villagers need Electricity, Oil, Machinery and Equipment to produce food for the Urban Population , They would not need these things to produce food for themselves]
Urban Work is not only dispensable it is highly injurious to planet earth.
Two centuries of Urban Work after industrialization has destroyed most of the biodiversity and ecosystems on earth.
Urban Work must stop immediately.
Cities, Urban Dwellers, Urban Work and Urban Education are a curse on this planet.
Urban Dwellers are Eco Killers, Eco Murderers and Eco Terrorists.
Urban Dwellers are serial killers of nature....Serial Killers of Animals, Trees, Air, Water and Land.
If consumer goods are eliminated from cities people will not die....If food and water are eliminated from cities people will die.
*Growth Rate* - *Economy Rate* - *GDP*
These are figures of "Ecocide".
These are figures of "crimes against Nature".
These are figures of "destruction of Ecosystems".
These are figures of "Insanity, Abnormality and Criminality".
Urban Population is a curse on this planet....Urban Dwellers are a curse on this planet.
Urban Population has destroyed necessary things [Animals, trees, Air, Water and Land] for making unnecessary things [Consumer Goods and Services]
Food, clothing and shelter are necessities, Not thousands of consumer goods and services
For millions of years "Searching For Food" / "Producing Food" were the primary occupations of almost the entire human population in Hunter_Gatherer and Agrarian Society.
There is Zero chance of saving the little environment that is left on earth without fixing the problem of "Urban Population"
All Urban Dwellers are Eco Killers.....Adults as well as Children.
Urban Adults are already destroying environment by running Industrial Activity for production and marketing of thousands of consumer goods and services......Children are being groomed to do the same in future through Scientific, Technological, Industrial, Business and Financial Education.
School and University Education has destroyed environment....All Industrial Activity is being run by Scientific, Technological, Industrial, Business and Financial Education.
Everything in Cities is destructive in nature......Urban Dwellers, Urban Work, Urban Education.....Everything.
Environment has been destroyed by Urban Dwellers, Urban Work and Urban Education.
The source / cause of all Industrial Activity is Urban Population, Urban Work and Education.
**Urban population trying to save environment is like Petrol trying to extinguish a fire..
Rural Population of this world is doing work.....Urban Population of this world is doing destructive work.
Rural Population is producing food......Urban Population is producing thousands of consumer goods and services.
Since Urban Population is not producing food, it has created thousands of unnecessary professions to keep itself occupied [People would go crazy without work]....Destructive works and professions of Urban Dwellers include Production of consumer goods and services, Marketing of consumer goods and services, Jobs in Tourism Industry, Entertainment Industry, Sports Industry, Military Industrial Complex, All kinds of unnecessary research and jobs in hundreds of other fields.
Why should rest of the world suffer for the decadent and destructive lifestyle of Urban Dwellers????
Why should Forests be destroyed for the Industrial Projects of Urban Dwellers????
Why should Animals and Trees die for the Industrial Projects of Urban Dwellers????
Why should Villages and Tribal Land be destroyed for the Industrial Projects of Urban Dwellers????
Why should Rivers, Lakes and Oceans be destroyed for the Industrial Projects of Urban Dwellers????
A fraction of world population producing food for entire population....This is the root cause of all environmental destruction.
Rural Population producing food for Urban Population....This is the root cause of all environmental destruction.
Urban Population is not producing food, It is doing *Extra* Work which is causing *Extra* Destruction of environment.....Urban Population is producing thousands of consumer goods and services which has led to *Exponential* Extra Destruction of environment.
All Industrial Activity that is destroying environment is being run and promoted by Urban Population of the world.
Industrialization was the biggest crime on earth....The biggest act of killing, murder and terrorism on earth.
This planet can only sustain "Food Searching" or "Food Producing" Societies.
Hunter_Gatherer Society was sustainable.....Agrarian Society was sustainable.....The question of Industrial Society being sustainable doesn't arise.
We cannot save environment by destroying more of it.....We cannot save environment by destroying it for thousands of consumer goods and services in addition to food, clothing and shelter.
Animal Species had Zero Percent Urban Population.......Hunter_Gatherer Society had Zero Percent Urban Population.......Agrarian Society had less than Two Percent Urban Population.......All these societies sustained for millions of years collectively.
The current Industrial Society which has 50% Urban Population worldwide has destroyed most of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems in just 250 years after Industrial Revolution.......Industrial Activity has been promoted by Urban Population......Industrial Activity has been promoted by people who do not produce food.
This planet can sustain Animal Species.....It can sustain Hunter_Gatherer Human Society......It can sustain Agrarian Human Society......It cannot sustain Industrial Human Society.
This planet can only sustain food producing societies where almost the entire population is engaged in food production......It cannot sustain an Industrial Society where 50% of world population is growing food for entire population and the remaining 50% living in cities is promoting Industrial Activity.
Animals saved environment for millions of years because they destroyed it only for food.....Hunter_Gatherer Society saved environment because it destroyed environment only for food.....Agrarian Society saved environment because it destroyed environment only for food, clothing and shelter.
Industrial Society has destroyed most of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems because it destroyed environment for "Thousands of consumer goods and services" in addition to food, clothing and shelter.
In the Animal Kingdom, Hunter_Gatherer Society and Agrarian Society almost the entire population was engaged in "Searching for Food" / "Growing Food".
It is the Urban Population that is engaged in and promoting all kinds of Industrial Activity ......Mining Industry, Logging Industry, Energy Generation Industry, Manufacturing Industry, Transportation Industry, Construction Industry, Recycling Industry, Oil Drilling, Oil Refining, Millions of kilometers of Rail & Road network, Air Routes and Shipping Lanes.
Food, clothing and shelter......These are the maximum number of things this planet can provide to humans......The only way to save the remaining environment is by reorganizing the entire population so that food production remains the only primary activity just like it was for millions of years before Industrialization.
Industrial Society has existed for barely 250 years which comes to almost Zero Percent of Total Human Existence on earth....In fact Industrial Society has existed for only about 100 years....Although Industrial Revolution started 250 years ago most of the world became heavily industrialized only in the last 100 years....100 years of Industrial Activity has destroyed this planet.....100 years of Industrial Activity has destroyed what was not destroyed in millions of years on earth.
Humans have spent more than 99.99% of their time on earth in Non-Industrial Societies [Hunter_Gatherer and Agrarian].....Industrial Society is an Anomaly....Only Non-Industrial Societies are sustainable on earth.
A pure non-industrial society is not possible now because Industrialization has increased world population to 7 billion.......World population increased from 1 billion in 1800 to 7 billion in just about 200 years after industrialization.......In the absence of industrialization world population would have been less than 2 billion today.
If we want to save the remaining environment we must minimize the things that are destroying environment.
At present we are destroying environment for Food, Clothing, Shelter plus Thousands of Industrial consumer goods and services.
We must eliminate the things that were added last to the list......which means Thousands of consumer goods and services, most of which have existed for only about 100 years out of Hundreds of Thousands of years of Total Human Existence on earth .........these have to be eliminated.
We are approaching Environmental Apocalypse.......The only way to save the remaining environment is by stopping Industrial Activity for production of consumer goods and services immediately........Industrial Activity must be primarily limited to food, clothing and shelter.......and even in these three fields production and consumption must be kept to the minimum.....The food should of course be vegan/ vegetarian as far as possible.
We are quite capable of looking after each other. No? We have the political tradition of voting some party in. Whenever we vote a party in .... we vote for insanity. Why are we so convinced that some political party will save us from ourselves? Especially when we know that we can very adequately look after one another? We are conditioned to elect some government, but do we need a government at all .... other than for administration? We do not, actually, need government.