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The Benign Indifference of Nature

The Benign Indifference of Nature

“I laid myself open to the benign indifference of the universe.” - Albert Camus

Recently I have become increasingly aware of the complete indifference natural systems have towards mankind and our man-made problems.
Nature’s cycles and systems conduct their magnificent self-organisation according to their own rhythms and methods, not ours. They will continue their existence whether they share this planet with us, or not. And indeed, their continued success would be greatly improved if we humans hadn’t made such a mess of our custodianship of the planet.
Whilst enjoying the flat countryside of Amsterdam in early 2022 I came upon a hidden lake with reeds forming wonderful patterns at the water’s edge. Little sunlit bubbles sparkled alongside the geometric lines whilst a large setting sun hovered above.

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