Topsoil and Civilizations ....
In a landmark paper entitled “Conquest of the Land Through 7,000 Years” Dr. Walter Clay Loudermilk postulated that all the great civilizations of the world have fallen not because of war or pestilence, but through the lack of stewardship of the earth – the loss of topsoil. We are facing the same crisis today and no one is saying much about it. Loudermilk wrote this pioneering work while in
It has been further postulated that many of the ever increasing ills that insidiously creep into our daily lives can be traced to our foods and their increasing lack of nutritional value. It has been shown that current agricultural practices of most of the world are working to recreate a situation of epic proportions. The use of chemical amendments and overuse of the land without renewal is painting a bleak picture for our current civilization.