One Man One Cow One Planet


The World is Doomed!

Our finite food source is severely contaminated by multi-national corporations hell-bent on making of profits by poisoning the world's produce with chemicals, genetic engineering and nano-technology.

Is this truly the future of food?
Are we gonna perish from all the environmental degradation that the Corporations have cursed upon us?

I missed watching this documentary, 'How to Save the World: One Man One Cow One Planet' in Singapore because a friend had to leave at the beginning of the free screening and I had to leave together. [Mental note to self: shouldn't ask anyone to accompany you to anything remotely interesting if they don't have time to join you, then you don't have to spend more money to buy the dvd online when you can get to watch it free.]

The documentary is about an elderly New Zealander, Peter Proctor who ventured to India with the attempt to revert Indian agricultural farmers back to the old ways of farming. He uses techniques based on Rudolf Steiner's method of bio-dynamic farming.

Shame on you for those of you who still don't know what Bio-dynamics is about!

Bio-dynamic farming is a method of holistic farming that balances the relationship between soil, plant and animal life as one closed self developmental system. It is quite in par with what Buckminster Fuller had mentioned in Operating Manual : Spaceship Earth about sustainability

The most important thing about Organic farming, is not just having your produce be free of chemicals and artificial fertilisers but also about the nutritional quality of the produce, the soil management and overall farming system. (will go into details on organic produce in a later post).

All things said, I remain cynical, this world is corrupted and hopeless. It's the top people that needs to be changed.

One man's story about changing the world in his own way or so says the trailer.

Here's what the website have to say:

Why YOU should see this film

  1. Modern agriculture causes topsoil to be eroded at 3 million tons per hour. (that’s 26 billion tons a year)
  2. Human mass is replacing biomass and other species. The carrying capacity of the earth is almost spent.
  3. To maintain our comfort zone lifestyles we will soon need five earths to sustain us in the style to which we have become accustomed.
  4. The mantra of free trade has failed the world’s poor. There is a better way.
  5. Human created climate change is destroying the Planet. Ecosystems collapse is not some sci-fi fantasy. It is real and it is happening. Right now.
  6. Biodynamic agriculture may be the only answer we have left.


Wow! I hope the world is gonna be saved!

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