“The world of the Takers is one vast prison, and except for a handful of Leavers scattered across the world, the entire human race is now inside that prison.” ~ Ishamel by Daniel Quinn (p254)
dearth: (1) an insufficient quantity or number (2) an acute insufficiency
dearth —> death
In recent times there has been an explosion in the population of the sMother Culture, the modernists who have spread as a plague across the body Earth — It-self now trapped in a grab-all, free-for-all — the cost being the imprisonment of Mother earth. Free trade, where all earth’s natural resources have become commodity, valued in $$s, including her sanctuaries, wilderness; holidays @ exorbitant prices; now all life is valued in monetary terms; “what’s It worth?”becomes the catch-cry. The Sphere of Life now more a Sphere of Fear, imprisoned; the Matrix as a cage encased in steal. What price progress?