It's scary to think that the infrastructure of the industrialized world is increasingly based on software like this.
If you put your politicians up for sale, as the US does (alone in this among industrialized democracies), then someone will buy them--and it won’t be you; you can’t afford them. - Juan Cole
Yes, it's vital to make lifestyle choices to mitigate damage caused by being a member of industrialized civilization, but to assign primary responsibility to oneself, and to focus primarily on making oneself better, is an immense copout, an abrogation of responsibility. - Derrick Jensen
The human has no genetic adaptation to modern industrialized products and needs to be careful with prolonged exposure to these for good health. - Steven Magee