They are progressive, not probabilistic.
The Ten Days of Christmas Awareness, a collaboration by Deep Green Resistance (the book, not the group), and me; a primer on the integral, intersectional nature of existence with particular emphasis on this time, now.
“The media report on these crises as though they are all separate issues. They are not. They are inextricably entangled with each other and with the culture that causes them. As such, all of these problems have important commonalities, with major implications for our strategy to resist them.
“These problems are urgent, severe, and worsening, and the most worrisome hazards share certain characteristics.
“These problems are getting worse. These problems are not hypothetical, projected, or “merely possible” like Y2K, asteroid impacts, nuclear war, or supervolcanoes. These crises are not “possible or “impending” – they are well underway and will continue to worsen. The only uncertainty is how fast, and thus how long our window of action is.”
(Page 49, Deep Green Resistance by Aric McBay, Lierre Keith and Derrick Jensen, Seven Stories Press, 2011)
Tomorrow: They are rapid, but not instant.