Are we just about done with this Anthropocene BS?

I came across this in a supermarket a couple of weeks ago… it made me feel rather depressed.

Yep, that would be an orange shrink wrapped in plastic.

Now I may be totally barking up the wrong tree in this matter, but I always thought that oranges were one of those fruit where nature had actually provided a wrapping – but no, obviously this is not so! We need to go and wrap it in a non-renewable, petrochemical packaging. Isn’t that simply fabby-doo, I mean, what can possible go wrong from here?!


This is a mess. It is in moments like this that the possibility of extinction of the human race feels somewhat like a foregone conclusion.