I have just started reading a book that I first read when my son was a toddler in the early 2000s. It had a profound affect on me then and the first words I read (quoted above) had a similar impact on Saturday. These prophetic words left me feeling quite melancholic about the future of our planet.
While this is fundamentally a book about how a proud and intelligent indigenous peoples who were subject to what can only be described as a programme of genocide, it is also about the native peoples' relationship with with the land on and off which they lived, and the plants, creatures, air and water they relied on to survive. They had apparently been doing so in relative harmony for many thousands of years before the Europeans arrived.
As time goes on, the question of who was right about the risks of rapid ecomomic growth becomes a little easier to answer.
I am looking forward to recalibrating my views about sustainability as I progress through it.
Property Owners | Construction | Property Consultants | Property Developers | SME Business | High Net Worth | Personal Clients
Property Owners Combined | Residential Block | Engineering Combined | Legal Indemnities | Construction Projects | Contractors Combined | Tradesman Package | Buildings Warranty | Office Package | Commercial Combined | Motor Fleet | Personal Accident & Travel | Commercial Legal Expenses | Cyber Liability | Directors & Officers | Professional Indemnity | Fidelity & Commercial Crime | Private Client Package | Home Insurance | Private Motor
Premium Finance | Claims Notification Protocol | Rebuild Cost Assessment | Vacant Property Management | Drone Surveys
Sirelark Group Limited t/a Sirelark Risk Services is an Appointed Representative of Ten Insurance Services Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Norwich Office: 92 St Faith's Lane, Norwich, NR1 1NE
Hockering Office: 39 Heath Road, Hockering, Norfolk, NR20 3JA
Registered office: Sirelark Group Limited, 39 Heath Road, Hockering, Norfolk, NR20 3JA. Registered in England. Registered Number: 11084155.
© Sirelark Group Limited. All rights reserved.
Monday to Friday - 9 AM to 5 PM | Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays - Closed