“P: That is so obvious that I am surprised it needs to be stated.
D: Obvious though it is, Plato, such truths must be stated in a world that seeks to defy them. A just Republic must show respect to Gaia and live within her limits.
P: None could deny that, Diogenes, for else Gaia would take her revenge upon us! The worry is that we need her, but she doesn’t need us.”
Samuel Alexander – Deface The Currency
The Lost Dialoges of Diogenes