If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it's going to all agree now and earn sense? The relentless sweltering summer heat, heavy on 66 % 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 coffee? Seriously, I want an email list. If so, I don't believe they paid attention during a vacation or possibly they can be repressing their memories, because it's certainly not just how I remember it.

If the science doesn't allow 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, rising? 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 be the better choice when the tree visits the car or house, or individuals no longer shade to allow for the children to stay in the yard plus they receive third degree burns on the playground slide? I don't bear in mind. The insect infected, downed and logged trees don't absorb the carbon while they did, but they're just trees and you may crank up 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 personally is that folk have no fascination with what makes sense and no involvement in the truth; or should I say so some are so cock-sure they know reality. This is truth quite outside of education or investigation and sometimes wrapped up inside 'money equals brains' mentality. This view was beautifully illustrated by among my daughter's college friends in their summation of his side of your 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 lots of money despite no knowledge and little effort, aside from socialibility and going to the right place on the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people are certainly not contrite, these are bitter. They believe the masai have a right on the continuation with this money, a straight away to spend and make use of resources plus they 'conger up' a political view that supports their directly to easy money, in spite of the snow globe economy fantasy that's created for it to take place, and it doesn't matter what it means in the future. They believe the economy can and may expand forever.

Cars will be more important as opposed to highways they drive on, and houses are definitely more important compared to neighborhoods they stay at home. Taxes represent to those people a shot to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools plus the virtual order in their civilization originates from. Lack of taxes cracks the veneer of prosperity as visibly as rust and pot holes, so when invisibly as children who can't or won't read, or make arithmetic calculations not to mention know or vote their interests. It's a license. not an education had to be a realtor or even a car salesman.

A selfish, individual over society, disguised as individual over government, attitude can make the world an arduous, polluted and unholy destination to live.
And that's virtually where were. Is it possible for this to sound right?
The car- ahh- your vehicle. The squeeze poor can be displayed middle class plus the middle class can be displayed wealthy. You can drive your financial statement across town. The car could be the coarse, indelible meaning of status. Small cars are for brand spanking new immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to desire comfort at any cost. They must management of the mountain passes and spare your kids the embarrassment of aging. For these cars we've the directly to cheap gas. No one can make us leave 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 vehicle, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, influences bill of rights. Somewhere missing would be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an involvement in what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question for the masters on the universe the 2% who've corralled 60% with all the different money is. If you're so rich, why can't you be smart?

What is missing is a superb sports analogy to clarify the material inequity. It's similar to the middle of your football game, , they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there isn't a room available for you 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 experience is outside of town. You're odd man out.

But however the rich were smart enough to rig the overall game to gain the treasure, they've fowled the nest on their own as well as us which 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 together with the home in La Jolla may be bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and it has bought a house which is to be underwater, literally, in made years. He can go on to Florida but his seafood are 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 around the beach. Oil and gas pipelines, scoured by river debris, break and ruin the fly fishing for that natural gas 'wild-catter' that fought every proposed beautiful, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted others, to create his fortune.

It reminds me from the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', that can take place in Europe over the plague. In a go to steer clear of the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves within their castles. The rats as well as their fleas were ready and anticipating them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that stop the plague since they can be mobile and free'but needless to say, just like ignorant on the cause in the death since the nobles.

Ignorance, although it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere in this world. The meek may yet inherit planet earth, nonetheless they may not desire to. The mainstream media, shows us people starving in Somalia, shows us the tornados, the oil spills, the floods, the nuclear power plant meltdowns, although not the people still in tents or trailers, not time frame shrimp catches it shows the catastrophe, however, not the results. Sometimes the outcomes are not even measured like Fukishima. Have we heard about the radiation that drifted together with the jet stream straight for the West coast and on to get caught by my very own west side in the Rockies; radiation that insinuates itself into every living thing. Sometimes the image 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 the need of effect, no cause; No our planets atmosphere, nor insufficient that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate power over environmental laws that may safe guard the resources we must live; no if you know 'if you poison our planet planet earth will poison you'. Will a tree need to drop on your own head for doing this to 'hit home'?

All of us have to come to grips with the excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders to the present are around the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to get its oil and propane and coal extracted west on the Mississippi, for that most part, until the gas discovery in the area supplying the waters to New York City. It continues to be exciting to find out the extraction method know as fracking produce a blip within the environmental radar. Otherwise the catastrophes of flood, or drought or tornado or hurricane are outside of sight and soon from mind until they're on your head. Hopefully the actual fact of local aging nuclear power plants, with on-site waste storage, are pause for thought after Fukishima along with the floods in Missouri I'm sure the East Coast's time arrive as there are ultimately no winners in the coffee lottery.

I am particularly serious about one fantasy that we have now been coping with, and wishing with all of our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There isn't any such thing regardless of how many ads the truth is on TV. There is clean energy, however it is not cheap. Wind and solar require capital investment at the start. Our government accustomed to invest in this type of thing, but additionally to being crippled by politics, we're also crippled by war click here debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is reasonable[ish] strength that is cheap with the pump, in comparison on the rest of the entire world. This we now have subsidized through regulations and tax breaks, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it truly is becoming expensive due to its effect on climatic change but, maddeningly, there's no mental connection about bat roosting 'externalized' costs we're beginning to cash inability cost us our very lives. The propane industry truly does offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse for making any efforts to cut back it's carbon footprint setting it up OUT on the ground. It flares and fracks as you desire, allowing methane and open pits of benzene as well as other volatile organic compounds to off-gas into the oxygen. A drilling site can be an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call the employees rough necks for nothing. And let's face it we will live to regret the countless gallons of water that continues to be rendered unusable by used in drilling. Don't expect anything sensible in the extraction industry, or politicians. I could embark on but why bother Get ready for more chaos.

When a tree falls within the forest and there isn't a one there to know it, does it generate 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

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