Farming Our Way to Extinction
Our civilization is devolving into fragility
Unlike our forebears, we don’t eat a large variety of plants.
Whereas we use to forage and eat 6,000 different types of plant species, three quarters (75%) of our modern calories come from nine plants; cane (sugar), beets (mainly sugar), palm (oil), soy, barley, potato, maize, wheat, and rice.
“There are over…