From Tom Friedman’s column in today’s New York Times:
In the meantime, says Gilding [Paul Gilding, the Australian environmental business expert], take notes: “When we look back, 2008 will be a momentous year in human history. Our children and grandchildren will ask us, ‘What was it like? What were you doing when it started to fall apart? What did you think? What did you do?’ ”
We’re indeed making notes here – fluctuating between our quiet enjoyment of everyday life and our deep frustrations with our current global predicament!