to cover a few of your observations — -for which thanks btw
greed is a universal trait — -collectively we dont seem able to prevent it dominating our lives.
travel is seen as a universal need too — -but my contention, that it’s not the journey that’s the problem, but the purpose of the journey — — few seem to be able to grasp the significance of that.
‘’easier to stop having babies’’ — -thats been tried before. we need a constant flow of young producers/consumers to keep our economic system afloat — -it also requires draconian laws and enforcement — -are you prepared to tolerate those? — -i think not
you can see right now how adverse conditions throw up fascist leaders — -no more to be said on that one
as for coal to liquid, check on the unholy mess that makes