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Some of the plates in the Collapse book are very chilling. Two in particular: The pyramid of skulls and the Chinese people covering their mouths and noses to shield against the polluted air.

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Interesting.

The ones that really grabbed my attention were Plates 26, 28, 29 and 30.

The devastation of productive agricutural land into wasteland seems the most frightening aspect to me.

We are growing new children at a rapid rate, but not new, productive ag land.

Just the farmers perspective, I guess.

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All these images, taken together, are a very frightening testament to what people do to their environment and each other. What a sad, sad reality this book exposes.

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The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.

The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"

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