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Old 08-23-2019, 04:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Anansi View Post
Surely the miracles of modern science may offer a better path to 'development' than slash and burn agriculture.
Sure. Now go develop the Brazilian economy with the miracle of science.

... yeah.

I hope I don't come off as too much of a downer but that is the cold hard truth. People there want a better life and no one will give them one and so they cut some trees. And as long the extent of our support is frowny faces online they will continue to do so, until it stops being economically viable anyway but who knows what will be left of the Amazon by then : /
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