People gather on a hot winter day on Ipanema beach on September 8, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to NOAA, global temperatures over the first six months of 2017 were the second-highest on record. Photograph by Mario Tama, Getty
Ethical and moral behavior is at the minimum, behavior that enhances the progressive directionality of evolution in the universe. To be otherwise would be contrary to the very flow and nature of life and contrary to the nature of any Ultimate Reality that may be the originating source of the universe.