"An industrial capitalist society that does not recognize ecological limits but only perpetual economic expansion and has the profit motive as driver, will eventually consume and destroy itself."
"But we will all be taken down with it."
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A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the night of
Wednesday, February 20/21, 2008. The entire event is
visible from South America and most of North America as
well as Western Europe, Africa, and western Asia. Complete
During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon's disk can take on a
dramatically colorful appearance from bright orange to
blood red to dark brown and (rarely) very dark gray.
An eclipse of the Moon can only take place at Full Moon,
and only if the Moon passes through some portion of Earth's
shadow. The shadow is actually composed of two cone-shaped
parts, one nested inside the other. The outer shadow or
penumbra is a zone where Earth blocks some (but not all) of
the Sun's rays. In contrast, the inner shadow or umbra is a
region where Earth blocks all direct sunlight from reaching
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