As you global population grows, so apparantly does our isolation from nature, and each other.
200,000 move from the country to a city each day
Over half global the population now lives in a city
Electronic connection (email, twitter, txt) rises inexorably
Whilst western children speak to each other less and then less face to face.
“The power of population is infinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man” (Reverend Malthus)
Ironic, that as we crowd closer we live more separately (it seems to me).