If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it'll all bond now and produce 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 raging runoffs; the droughts and floods that affect our food production. Is there a one who can seriously deny climatic change? Seriously, I want an inventory. If so, I don't believe they paid attention since a child or possibly these are repressing their memories, as it's certainly not the way in which I remember it.

If the science doesn't allow you to 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've 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 stay in the yard and in addition they receive third degree burns through the playground slide? I don't keep in mind that. The insect infected, downed and logged trees don't absorb the carbon while they did, but they can be just trees and you will crank up the oxygen conditioning and also be inside. This is America why is this so? Your individual rights have been in the constitution and also God that also includes comfort.

The shattering fact to me is that individuals have no involvement in what makes sense and no desire for the truth; or should I say so some are so cock-sure they know the facts. This is truth quite outside of education or investigation and often wrapped up inside 'money equals brains' mentality. This view was beautifully illustrated by among my daughter's college friends in the 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, apart from socialibility and staying at the right place on the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people usually are not contrite, they may be bitter. They believe these people have a right to your continuation with this money, a to spend and make use of resources and so they 'conger up' a political view that supports their directly to easy money, no matter the snow globe economy fantasy that had been created for it that occurs, and whatever it means for future years. They believe the economy can and may expand forever.

Cars tend to be more important compared to highways they drive on, and houses are definitely more important as opposed to neighborhoods they stand it. Taxes represent to people an endeavor to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools plus the virtual order with their 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 much less 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 can certainly make the world an arduous, polluted and unholy destination to live.
And that's essentially where we're also. Is it possible correctly to add up?
The car- ahh- your vehicle. The placed the poor can seem middle class as well as the middle class can be displayed wealthy. You can drive your financial statement across the street. The car could be the coarse, indelible concise explaination status. Small cars are for brand new immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to wish comfort at any expense. They must management of the mountain passes and spare the youngsters the embarrassment old. 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 nearly experiencing untrammeled beauty and wildlife the lands must be open to your internal combustion contrivance on the market. Owning and the worry, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, influences bill of rights. Somewhere missing will be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an curiosity about what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question towards the masters in the universe the 2% with corralled 60% with all the different money is. If you're so rich, why can't you be smart?

What is missing is an effective sports analogy to go into detail the material inequity. It's as with the middle of an football game, , click here they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there is absolutely no room in your case on the team. The game went from 11 in order to six players. Only the 6 players are financed with hockey rink and gear for that game And the experience is outside of town. You're odd man out.

But the rich were smart enough to rig the experience to gain the treasure, they've fowled the nest on their own as well as us and also this is everyone's most immediate problem. You can't eat, drink or breath money. Some of that ozone that drifts around Pinedale Wyoming might 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 has now 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 for being outside so from his air-conditioned lounge he can watch dead baby dolphins wash up within 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 climate, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted the remaining, to create his fortune.

It reminds me on the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', that can take place in Europe throughout the plague. In a shot to steer clear of the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves inside their castles. The rats in addition to their fleas were ready and expecting them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that stop the plague when you are mobile and free'but naturally, equally ignorant with the cause in the death as being the nobles.

Ignorance, eventhough it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere inside our world. The meek may yet inherit planet earth, nevertheless they may not wish to. The mainstream media, shows us people starving in Somalia, shows us the tornados, the oil spills, the floods, the nuclear power plant meltdowns, however, not the people still in tents or trailers, not the lower shrimp catches it shows the catastrophe, although not the results. Sometimes the outcomes are not even measured just as Fukishima. Have we have you ever heard about the radiation that drifted while using jet stream straight for the West coast then on for being caught by my 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 an exotic streak of bad luck; without the need of effect, no cause; No our planets atmosphere, nor absence of that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate management of environmental laws that can safe guard the resources we must live; no knowing that 'if you poison the world planet earth will poison you'. Will a tree must drop with your head because of it to 'hit home'?

All of us should come to grips with your excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders for this are about the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to own its oil and gas and coal extracted west with the Mississippi, for that most part, until the propane discovery inside an area supplying the normal water to New York City. It continues to be exciting to view the extraction method know as fracking generate a blip about 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 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 considering one fantasy that we have now been coping with, and wishing with all of our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There is not any such thing it doesn't matter how many ads you observe on TV. There is clean energy, yet it is not cheap. Wind and solar require capital investment in advance. Our government accustomed to invest in this type of thing, but additionally to being crippled by politics, we're crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is reasonable[ish] souped up that is cheap on the pump, in comparison for the rest of the entire world. This we've subsidized through regulations, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it truly is becoming costly due to its effect on global warming but, maddeningly, there isn't a mental connection to those 'externalized' costs we're also beginning to pay for the inability cost us our very lives. The gas industry will offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse for making any efforts to relieve it's carbon footprint configuring it 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 is undoubtedly an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call the staff rough necks for nothing. And trust me we will live to regret the numerous gallons of water that may be rendered unusable by use within drilling. Don't expect anything sensible through the extraction industry, or politicians. I could continue 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 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

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