In a recent talk Bruce Sterling proposed that the environmentalists of my generation apply the "Great-Grandfather Principle" to their actions. "Stop acting dead," he said.
feral [a. existing in a wild or untamed state. b. having escaped from domestication and returned, partly or wholly, to a wild state]
futures [a. all that is to be. b. the indefinite and infinite times yet to come]
Calling All Wild Earthlings!