Timber The US is the fourth-largest exporter of forest products in the world: $9.7b in 2015. Ergo, money does grow on trees. Indeed, it is made of their bodies. Ergo when a tree falls in a forest, the trees will hold a moment of silence for one of their own whether any human is around to hear it or not. And there are not always humans around. But we cannot they say ergo, we are alone. Our belief that we are is our fallenness; ergo, accepting embeddedness is us righted.