Alan Watts proposed that "the most real state is the state of nothing," Our current reality, argued ideapod, is just a small piece in the reality of what it means to exist, to be nothing. While many consider this current state of existence, of life, as the crux of reality, perhaps our real state occurs before and after our lives in the abyss of "nothingness".
We don't realise the incredible footprint of man. Sure, life is good now. Bur we are exhausting our resources. There's not enough fish., not enough wood, not enough land. We have to do better with less - Yann Athrus-Bertrand