Why the Solutions to Save Our Nervous Planet Fail

Ironically, we may need a bigger problem

Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD
4 min readSep 8, 2023

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It’s 8:30 a.m. already, and I’m stuck in traffic. Again. My class starts in 15 minutes. I just called my colleagues to inform them that I am running late.

I can see unhappy, irritated, and impatient faces in the cars around me. It seems nobody is enjoying today’s sunny Monday morning.

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD

Prof (law) exploring the collision of life, work, and technology, with a current project in the works - a sci-fi novel.