caelidh (caelidh) wrote in urban_decay,
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For all you Urban and Rural Decay folks..

Have any of you heard of the recent book

THE WORLD WITHOUT US  by Alan Weisman?

In The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanity's impact on the planet: he asks us to envision our Earth, without us.

In this far-reaching narrative, Weisman explains how our massive infrastructure would collapse and finally vanish without human presence; what of our everyday stuff may become immortalized as fossils; how copper pipes and wiring would be crushed into mere seams of reddish rock; why some of our earliest buildings might be the last architecture left; and how plastic, bronze sculpture, radio waves, and some man-made molecules may be our most lasting gifts to the universe.

http://www.worldwithoutus.com/about_book.html

It is good reading so far

Peace
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