Paradise Lost, The Sequel: Nature’s Tipping Point

This article was published Spring 2019 in Kosmos Quarterly 

John Milton’s epic poem about the fall of Man from heaven and his ultimate expulsion from the Garden of Eden has so many parallels to the story we seem to be writing for ourselves. His is of a biblical nature that chronicles the frailty and temptation of mankind, while ours is about us blindly destroying; piece-by-piece the heaven on earth Mother Nature has given us. Our paradise is an era which started about 11,000 years ago called the Holocene which has enabled life on earth to thrive the way it has for as long as it has. Click here to read the original piece .

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