Natural sciences regularly provide new data showing that the world exists as an interconnected system. This lays the ground for a post-capitalist ethic, reflected in the long-ignored wisdom of indigenous people.
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On being ecological
Capitalism is culturally based upon the assumption that mankind is distinct and superior to nature and thus entitled to use the latter at its immediate and exclusive convenience. A cultural shift must therefore happen to decolonize lands, forests, and people from this predatory mentality.