Beautiful spoken English starts with coining new words that connote exactly what you mean. This week I’ve latched onto “dysnergy.” If synergy means “everything coming together for exponential benefit, dysnergy means multiple effects combining in a way to augment the collapse.
Imagine overfishing. Go ahead. Now, imagine how mass extinction results from a combination of just a little too much overfishing all over the globe, combined with ocean pH changes that kill plantkon and promote red tides. That’s dysnergy.
Go ahead, use it.