> We, as a species, remind me of yeast cells dropped in a glass of
> sugar-water (metaphorically the earth), blindly, heedlessly and
> malignantly multiplying until we drown in our own toxic waste
> and/or starve after exhausting all available nutrients
The only difference is that yeast cells don't have technology.
We are extropians here. We believe that human being can solve their problems using technology. And that human beings are far from being the mindless blights of nature you describe them as.