Not so long ago Humankind shared a sacred bond with the animals. Scarcity of resources and the specter of starvation necessitated a cooperative, mutually-beneficial relationship that fostered close ties.
When we take an observer perspective, we do not look at the world and think to ourselves “that’s just the way it is.” We instead ask, “why is it this way?” This is the approach taken throughout this book.
It does not matter if you believe in man-made global warming or not – or consider yourself a “progressive”, “conservative”, “libertarian” or any kind of category we use to put people into, including ourselves. What matters is that you make a choice.