More than 1326 species of insects have been reported in commercial cotton fields worldwide but only a small proportion are pests .
Fama, malum qua non aliud velocius ullum. Rumour is of all pests the swiftest.
Indeed, to develop agriculture is essentially to declare war on ecosystems converting land to produce one or two food crops, with all other native plant species all now classified as unwanted 'weeds' and all but a few domesticated species of animals now considered as pests.
... agronomy is this classification is divided into farm crops, crop pests, soils and fertilizers.
A rise of Jain fundamentalism would endanger no one. In fact, the uncontrollable spread of Jainism throughout the world would improve our situation immensely. We would loose more of our crops to pests, perhaps (observant Jains generally will not kill anything, including insects), but we would not find ourselves surrounded by suicidal terrorists or by a civilization that widely condones their actions.
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