Countless forms of environmental contamination are taking their toll on the health and cognitive function of populations. But is this actually the primary factor behind the perplexing and willful blindness of the masses? As the ancient saying goes, “Nero fiddled while Rome burned”, overall human nature has not changed. The flow of dire headlines is coming in from every direction, in the coming weeks and months this trend will accelerate rapidly. As the planet’s once abundant resources rapidly run out, and ecosystems implode, what are military industrial societies doing? The same thing they have done since their inception, consuming all they can while manufacturing yet more weapons. The latest installment of Global Alert News is below.