Sixth symphony versus the sixth extinction? An essay on biodiversity loss.

Source: Sixth symphony versus the sixth extinction? An essay on biodiversity.

So what has this got to do with Beethoven? Well nothing really, but I want to do is to use the concept of a remarkable piece of human creativity – Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony (there are many other examples that would have sufficed) – against which to try to measure other creations. Nature’s or God’s creations – take your pick – which is to say the other extant species found on this planet.

One thought on “Sixth symphony versus the sixth extinction? An essay on biodiversity loss.

  1. Pat

    They have no parliaments
    no currencies
    no complaints
    no demands
    and are silent
    about their needs
    As they have been for millennia
    When the Earth was theirs.
    Seeking the next meal
    They have to eat each other
    Not a good system God.

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