The Destiny is actually just the latest version of a very old story, the most dangerous story ever told, the story of progress.
The Most Dangerous Story Ever Told: Environmental Collapse, Progress, and Human Destiny
As time goes on, more and more of my daily news feed consists of reports of ecological collapse: fires, hurricanes, floods, droughts. It’s increasingly easy to believe the earth is telling us to leave. It’s increasingly tempting to believe that there might be hope among the stars. But this is just an extension of the pipe dream of progress which has brought us to this place.