Not long ago I attended a country inn breakfast and had the pleasure of conversing with former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon and his wife.
There are 7 billion plus of us and 10 billion plus of all those other
mammals, combined. If you do the math, this means that on the
average, the population of each of the other species is a fraction of
our population. Talk about being a successful species. Ecologists
agree that the less we disturb the natural environment of a wildlife
habitat, the more it flourishes, prospers and grows.
"I know you're not suggesting that we allow conflict and war
because it improves our overall quality of life? So what do we do?"
He replied, "I didn't mention that most of the time, standing next to