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“Too many people undermine nature with the sole purpose of self-enrichment”

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Pliny the Elder, writing not long afterwards, noted sadly that too many people undermine nature with the sole purpose of self-enrichment; it should hardly come as a surprise, therefore, that the earth should occasionally show its displeasure, through disasters such as earthquakes.
— Peter Frankopan
March 2, 2023