The Arrogance of the Anthropocene really paints the picture of how insignificant human existence is on a geological scale. Despite the author painting a pretty wild picture of how much of a blip we all are, he makes it clear that we absolutely still need strong and swift action to curtail our negative effects on the planet.

Two thoughts crossed my mind while reading this post:

  1. This guy must be fun at parties.
  2. I would love to talk to this guy at a party.

(Note: I’m hoping to start sharing more of these types of articles in addition to meat-and-potatoes web stuff.)