I will also point out that all human economic activities prior to the rise of capitalism were ecologically sustainable. Now, within three or four hundred years, we’re teetering on the brink of ecological catastrophe. So not only is capitalism not fundamental to human nature, it is demonstrably hostile to nature in general.
the megafauna would like a word
as would the once mighty forests
As would the Mashkan-shapir Civilizational Collapse