It seems to be easier for us today to imagine the thoroughgoing deterioration of the earth and of nature than the breakdown of late capitalism; perhaps that is due to some weakness in our imaginations.
Fredric Jameson, The Seeds of Time

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The firmament is blue forever, and the Earth Will long stand firm and bloom in spring. But, man, how long will you live?

Li-Tai-Po/Hans Bethge/Gustav Mahler, The Chinese Flute: Drinking Song of the Sorrow of the Earth, Das Lied von der Erde

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– I speak for the President of the United States. Now, please; tell me why have you come to our planet.
– “Your” planet.
– Yes; this is our planet.
– No, it is not.

The Day the Earth Stood Still (the movie)

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