Intentionality separates culture from nature. A dog is intentional, a fox is not; a park is intentional, a forest is …
Humans hack the landscape to be more productive and predictable. Though we have intentionally transformed the landscape since the first farmer put a seed in the ground, in the last century our efforts have become planet-scale. While we manipulate old nature through dams, planned forests and irrigation, we create a next natural landscape of highways, vast cities, and garbage dumps. How do we control these? And is control even possible?
We live in a time where everything or everyone can be upgraded or ‘pimped’. After the worldwide acceptance of plastic surgery and pimped homes, will eventually everything be pimp-able? Even our own planet.