Scientists at Stanford University published a report recently concluding that our Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals dying out, i.e., going extinct at 100 times the normal rate.
If nothing is done to curb the environmental impacts of industrialization and urbanization, largely at cause for this trend, the human race will join with the dinosaurs.
It's at this time when we must evaluate our values in our own personal lives and work to eliminate inconsistencies in them. That's the invitation of the time. To become whole.
We're moving towards a fire. If that fire is to have any value, it is to burn away our vices, our pettiness, and all of the dysfunction that got us into this predicament.