This link will take you to an essay published on the Resilience website. The essay is titled, "The Growth Delusion." You should probably read that essay, if you haven't already.
The headline to this post is from a Bob Dylan song, All Along The Watchtower. You should probably listen to that song, if you haven't already!
To remind us that our hopes and dreams require the persistence of the Natural World, here is a recent photo from a student at the University of California at Santa Cruz. It's one tree, at sunset:
So let us not talk falsely now, the hour is getting late.
(1) - http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/gallery/2015/apr/01/over-population-over-consumption-in-pictures?CMP=share_btn_tw
(2) - http://mysticeagledream.tumblr.com/