Is it possible it's going to all agree now making sense? The relentless sweltering summer heat, heavy on 2 / 3 of the nation. The towns ravaged by monster tornadoes. The winters with extraordinary snow that gets to be raging runoffs; the droughts and floods that affect our food production. Is there a individual that can seriously deny climatic change? Seriously, I want a listing. If so, I don't believe they paid attention since a child or possibly they may be repressing their memories, since it is certainly not just how I remember it.
If the science doesn't cause you to be believe surely the chaos is convincing. And even if all an individual has time for is work and sleep, regarding the price of food, energy, insurance, growing? That's a reality. The 2 " in 30-minute rainstorms, which we now have had locally, produce lightening and wind that burns down houses and takes down our most stately shade trees. Does it sound right when the tree visits the car or house, or if you find no longer shade allowing the children to remain the yard and in addition they receive third degree burns in the playground slide? I don't bear in mind. The insect infected, downed and logged trees not absorb the carbon because they did, but these are just trees and you'll crank up mid-air conditioning and remain inside. This is America why not? Your individual rights are usually in the constitution and also God that features comfort.
The shattering fact for me personally is that folks have no fascination with what makes sense and no fascination with the truth; or should I say so the majority are so cock-sure they know the facts. This is truth quite separate from education or investigation and quite often wrapped up within the 'money equals brains' mentality. This view was beautifully illustrated by one among my daughter's college friends in their summation of his side of an political discussion with'.'if you're so smart, why can't you be rich'?
There is a whole generation of entitled individuals, fattened on jobs that earned a lot of cash despite no knowledge and little effort, aside from socialibility and going to the right place in the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people are certainly not contrite, they may be bitter. They believe these people have a right for the continuation of the money, a to spend and rehearse resources and they also 'conger up' a political view that supports their directly to easy money, in spite of the snow globe economy fantasy which was created for it that occur, and regardless of the it means in the future. They believe the economy can and may expand forever.
Cars will be more important compared to highways they drive on, and houses tend to be important as opposed to neighborhoods they stay at home. Taxes represent to people an effort to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools as well as the virtual order of the civilization originates from. Lack of taxes cracks the veneer of prosperity as visibly as rust and pot holes, and since invisibly as children who can't or won't read, or make arithmetic calculations aside from know or vote their interests. It's a license. not an education had to be a realtor or possibly a car salesman.
A selfish, individual over society, disguised as individual over government, attitude could make the world a painful, polluted and unholy destination to live.
And that's basically where were. Is it possible for this to sound right?
The car- ahh- the vehicle. The position the poor can be shown middle class as well as the middle class can look wealthy. You can drive your financial statement outside. The car will be the coarse, indelible concise explaination status. Small cars are for brand spanking new immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to desire comfort no matter what. They must handle of the mountain passes and spare your children the embarrassment old. For these cars we now have the to cheap gas. No one can make us escape our cars and walk.
Our public lands aren't almost experiencing untrammeled beauty and wildlife the lands should also be open to the internal combustion contrivance around the world. Owning and driving a motor vehicle, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, is within the bill of rights. Somewhere missing will be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an fascination with what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question towards the masters in the universe the 2% with corralled 60% of all the so-called money is. If you're so rich, why shouldn't you be smart?
What is missing is an excellent sports analogy to go into detail the material inequity. It's such as the middle of the football game, , they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there is absolutely no room for you personally on the team. The game went from 11 to six players. Only the 6 players are financed with hockey rink and gear to the game And the sport is outside of town. You're odd man out.
But however the rich were smart enough to rig the action to gain the treasure, they've got fowled the nest in their own business as well as us and this also is everyone's most immediate problem. You can't eat, drink or breath money. Some of that ozone that drifts around Pinedale Wyoming may just make it to Dick Cheney's house in Jackson. The banker while using home in La Jolla may be bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and contains bought a house which is to be underwater, literally, in not many years. He can relocate to Florida but his seafood is lottery number calculator going to be contaminated with oil and dispersants. It's too hot to become outside so from his air-conditioned family room he can watch dead baby dolphins wash up about the beach. Oil and gas pipelines, scoured by river debris, break and ruin the fly fishing for your natural gas 'wild-catter' that fought every proposed beautiful, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted others, for making his fortune.
It reminds me from the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', that can take place in Europe through the plague. In a shot to stop the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves within their castles. The rats as well as their fleas were ready and looking forward to them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that stay away from the plague when you're mobile and free'but naturally, in the same way ignorant with the cause with the death since the nobles.
Ignorance, community . has it's bliss, gets one nowhere in your world. The meek may yet inherit planet earth, but they also may not would like to. The mainstream media, shows us people starving in Somalia, shows us the tornados, the oil spills, the floods, the nuclear power plant meltdowns, yet not the people still in tents or trailers, not the bottom shrimp catches it shows the catastrophe, and not the results. Sometimes the outcome are not even measured like Fukishima. Have we heard about the radiation that drifted together with the jet stream straight to your West coast and after that on to get caught by my west side from the Rockies; radiation that insinuates itself into every living thing. Sometimes the photo just fades from view like Joplin or Detroit or New Orleans or Minot. There are no patterns here it suggests; just a silly streak of bad luck; without any effect, no cause; No our planets atmosphere, nor not enough that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate control over environmental laws that can safe guard the resources we should live; no knowing that 'if you poison planet earth the planet earth will poison you'. Will a tree should drop on the head correctly to 'hit home'?
All of us have to come to grips with your excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders to the present are for the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to own its oil and gas main and coal extracted west on the Mississippi, for that most part, until the gas discovery within an area supplying the normal water to New York City. It may be exciting to view the extraction method know as fracking create a blip around the environmental radar. Otherwise the catastrophes of flood, or drought or tornado or hurricane are from sight and soon away from mind until these are on your head. Hopefully the very fact of local aging nuclear power plants, with on-site waste storage, are pause for thought after Fukishima and also the floods in Missouri I'm sure the East Coast's time should come as there are ultimately no winners in the climatic change lottery.
I am particularly enthusiastic about one fantasy that we've been experiencing, and wishing operating our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There isn't such thing however many ads you observe on TV. There is clean energy, but it's not cheap. Wind and solar require capital investment in the beginning. Our government accustomed to invest in this kind of thing, but will also to being crippled by politics, were crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is affordable[ish] energy is cheap on the pump, in comparison to your rest of the earth. This we have now subsidized through regulations, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it's becoming expensive due to its effect on global warming but, maddeningly, there isn't a mental connection to those 'externalized' costs we're beginning to spend the money for inability cost us our very lives. The propane industry will offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse for making any efforts to cut back it's carbon footprint received it OUT in the ground. It flares and fracks when needed, allowing methane and open pits of benzene along with volatile organic compounds to off-gas into the oxygen. A drilling site is definitely an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call employees rough necks for nothing. And trust me we will live to regret the countless gallons of water that may be rendered unusable by easy use in drilling. Don't expect anything sensible on the extraction industry, or politicians. I could continue but why bother Get ready for more chaos.
When a tree falls inside the forest and there isn't a one there to listen to it, does it come up with a sound?
When a tree falls in your head, does anybody wonder why?
Barb Coddington 203 3rd st Glenwood Spgs. Co 81601 970-0-945-9462