The Ecological State And A Bio-Sphere Centered Paradigm

Within my book “Cosmopoly” the entrusted resources state system would be based on the fact that human beings in our natural state of existence are fundamentally members of the natural order of things and, therefore, just another of the many species on our planet. We human beings as a species not only share the world with each other but with all of the other species on our planet.

But, because of our arrogance, we see ourselves as being separate and disconnected from our biosphere. In reality we are all interconnected with our biosphere and what affects the natural order eventually affect the things that depend on it as well. Our biosphere contains our natural resources, which are the foundation upon which all social institutions are able to physically develop themselves. They are the building blocks from which our social world is created.

As the source of all social development our natural resources must always be kept as the fundamental center from which all of our institutional activities evolve. Therefore, the health of our natural resources must become the measuring agent by which we gauge our human activities.  Human societies’ domination of our biosphere has historically resulted in it being exploited by the political entities that live upon it. This must be reversed if we are to survive.

Our Ecological Order

Within my book, “Cosmopoly,” the foundation of Cooperativism is that we fundamentally exist within a biological existence. We share our biosphere and natural environment with all that are the result of the physical existence of life and the foundation upon which everything else begins.  Therefore, the way that we human beings treat our biosphere will determine how we define it, which is directly linked to how we treat each other as well.

Our traditional way of defining things according to ourselves makes them all different form us. By defining our biosphere as being different from us, we have separated it from us as well. This has resulted in determining ourselves the same way that we think about the natural world.

The result historically has been that many people defined the biosphere as they did each other, which was always as though it were a separate entity from them and, therefore, ripe for exploitation. Therefore, only when we change our relationship with each other and see ourselves cooperatively will we also see the biosphere and our relationship with it differently than we do now.

If we are to see ourselves as a single human entity, then we need to see our bio-sphere cooperatively as our partner and the one from whom we obtain our natural existence and, therefore, the one to whom we owe our primary allegiance, because it can exist without us but we can not exist without it. When the biosphere is seen as the source of all life and we an extension of it, then we will also come to realize that it was never naturally an extension of us politically but instead we where an extension of it naturally.

When we come to see ourselves as an extension of the biosphere, we will also come to see that our political borders were never natural and only politically self-serving to those that controlled those borders, which resulted in controlling the personal capabilities of the people within them. Life’s natural resources must be seen as intended for all of us to enjoy and not just the few that politically or economically dominate them for their own purposes by politically trying to limit the access of the people and their capabilities to the political limits imposed upon them.

An Ecological State

By issuing the natural environment with equal rights, we would be emancipating it from human domination and misuse.   Emancipating the biosphere would create an ecological state. The biosphere of the ecological state would also become a member of the natural resources state trust that would be holding it entrust for the entrusted resources state. In a world organized along entrusted resources state lines, their combined natural resources trusts would form a common ecological state among themselves.

The ecological state would act as the custodian of the combined natural resources that it would hold entrust. It would provide the natural foundation upon which the various political and social institutions of society would build upon. It would consist of the natural resources trusts of the many social and political institutions that would be holding them entrust.

Giving the natural environment its own state system would make it an ecological state that would be capable of representing its own interests. All natural resources would be a part of the ecological state that would represent them collectively. It would defend the natural environment from the abuses heaped upon them by the social institutions that want to use them.

It would have the ability to negotiate the use of its natural resources with the social trusts that wish to use them. This would provide the natural environment with a state of on its own that would allow it to protect itself. This would then allow the ecological state to act in it’s own behalf, beyond the dictates of the various social and political institutions that its natural resources would be entrusted to.

Everything within its natural state of existence would be considered a member of the ecological state. Therefore, each person with every other natural thing within a natural state of existence would also be considered a natural resource of the ecological state. Then we would all be protected from those institutions that would wish to do us harm by having membership within the ecological state. This would allow all of nature’s natural development to take place within a state of nature beyond the dictates of human interests.