Short Term Thinking

In 1859 there was a solar storm three times bigger than the one that wiped out Québec for weeks. Even though we know events like this happen randomly every 500 years or so, our technological society would collapse at such as assault. Again and again we see corporations totally incapable of looking ahead more than the current quarter. This deliberate blindness is an aberration in the human species. The people who built Stonehenge, the pyramids, Machu Picchu, Mont Saint Michel… certainly did not think that way.

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)