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"You have had an extraordinary adventure, my dear. Extraordinary! One that few people could ever imagine. Treasure it. Keep it safe and secure, tucked away in some special place in your heart. But... don't spend the rest of your days chasing a ghost."
That article, while interesting, is quite narrow-minded and focused entirely on the predatory/savage side of Nature. It doesn't take into account the more pleasant/elegant aspects of Nature : like blooming flowers, breezes, waterfalls, fruits, animal empathy etc.
Often one group wants to push out or exclude the other group though, and that's a bitch to deal with. Or everything devolves into pointless circle arguments over the same topics over and over and over again so the whole place and identity gets lost in the bickering and personal attacks. It really does require good Leadership to hold the reins (voted in by the citizens), and active Patrons that try to help out and lend their support when we need it. (world wide events).