It’s a important characteristic to have and one that comes to mind when you think of our lives on the scale of earth and climate. I think it’s a good reason to advocate for changes, or rather less (climate) change. In the same vein, this frightening and prophetic advertisement from the ironically named Humble Oil company found in a 1962 issue Life magazine made me think of it.

2 thoughts on “Humility

  1. I guess they gambled on the oceans freezing over. One could argue that they were so good at keeping the oceans from freezing that they actually warmed the Earth. Put that one in your pot and stew on it.


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