Global Autocatalysis
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\ˈglō-bəl ˌȯ-tō-kə-ˈta-lə-səs
Etymology:global + autocatalysis [from Greek αυτοκατάλυση= afto (self )+ katalysis (dissolution) (from katalyein to dissolve, from kata- + lyein to dissolve, release)]
Function: adjective + noun

1. We are reaching a point where all ideas of sustainability (as a species) are coming into question. This is the idea of a global system that feeds off of its self both intellectually and concerning energy availability, essentially the global reality of complete self sufficiency.

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Associated words

ecouncertainity

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(erik thorson, 26/11/07)
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