"Waiting for Gaïa", article by Bruno Latour in The Cloud, Fundação Biennal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, 2013

One of the reasons why we feel so powerless when asked to be concerned by ecological crisis, the reason why I, to begin with, feel so powerless, is because of the total disconnect between the range, nature, and scale of the phenomena and the set of emotions, habits of thoughts, and feelings that would be necessary to handle this crisis –not even to act in response to them, but simply to give them more than a passing ear.