The Apex of Industrialism: Manufactured Fake Shit

A factory for the production of ammonia (NH3)

While it would be nice to think that in times before the industrial era that farming was a wholly benevolent practice, the truth of the matter is that similar to today, agriculture actually began with annual monocultures.

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Great article. Read King years ago. Wonderful book. Taught me the Chinese then used everything but the quack of the duck.

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