[CrashList] Straight Talk
pjarnett at pdqnet.net
Wed Sep 27 15:41:52 MDT 2000
again, superbly stated! Especially :
It is wishful thinking to suppose that you
> can persuade those with power over you to do anything which runs
> against their immediate self-interest or which imperils their social
> position. They will not do it.
> All the rainforest that can be hewn down, will be. All the fossil that
> can be burnt, will be. All the aquifers that can be pumped dry, will
> be. All the biomes that can be plundered, will be. No efforts will be
> made to reverse greenhouse emissions, on the contrary, they will
> accelerate. Billions of innocent people are walking around today, not
> knowing that their death certificates have already been made out.
> Start from this.
powerful stuff! thanks;
folks: if the shoe fits, wear it...
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