You can be friends with a capitalist. But when it comes to work, we are taking advantage of you. Your interests and ours are not aligned.
“It was kind of crushing to discover that the things I believed in weren’t real, first of all, and then to discover not only are the solar panels and wind turbines not going to save us … but (also) that there is this whole dark side of the corporate money … It dawned on me that these technologies were just another profit center.”
We’re doomed. But the reasons why have less to do with parts-per-million or degrees centigrade than they do with human psychology and culture: