Almost everyone's
addiction to the
growing power of money
to trap them in debt
blinds them to their
growing mass of pollution,
ecocide and extinction
of life on Earth,
which whatever
exec or politician
may lie to connive,
dismiss or contrive,
and whatever any
parent or teacher
says or arranges,
children soon learn
that money controls
everything, so
nothing changes.

Yet, would they rather
life on Earth die than
abandon their delusions
of growing super wealth
as the toxins spread and
growing billions suffer
permanent loss of health?

With their power
to avoid the question
they dream of other
living planets
to conquer
and devour.

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