This note is a part of my Zettelkasten. What is below might not be complete or accurate. It is also likely to change often.
6th July, 2020

Folk and Sustainability

Human society has existed for more than 60000 years or longer. In that time, it has evolved continually - discarding and picking up things as times goes on. It has grown and split, grown and split and grown-split again many times to form super diverse, small, somewhat homogenous groups.

These small groups were more or less Sustainable, having marginal interactions with other groups.

  • Dream of a "better, easier" life

Since Old will likely outlast new, it is important to keep in mind that we dont know why a particular system has lasted 1000 years. If there is a slice of the system which will suffice to keep the system afloat for more than that. Society is that system and it has many, many slices. Many slices might be, for all you know, irrelevant to the life of the