Via James Lileks.
Nothing we built is without sin, so it’s all cursed.
The works of man are all tainted, as man himself is, with original sin.
The really interesting question is what role the radical environmentalists see themselves playing in this eschatological drama. Do they see themselves as messianic redeemers who will purify man of sin, or as enforcers of virtue who will compel man to remain in his primal state of innocence?