If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it is going to all add up now to make sense? The relentless sweltering summer heat, heavy on sixty-six per cent 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 individual that can seriously deny climatic change? Seriously, I want a listing. If so, I don't believe they paid attention growing up or possibly they may be repressing their memories, as it's certainly not how I remember it.

If the science doesn't cause you to believe surely the chaos is convincing. And even if all you have time for is work and sleep, regarding the price of food, energy, insurance, increasing? That's a reality. The two inches 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 add up when the tree visits the car or house, or should there be no longer shade to allow for the children to be the yard and they also receive third degree burns from your playground slide? I don't do not forget that. The insect infected, downed and logged trees will no longer absorb the carbon while they did, but they're just trees and you could crank up mid-air conditioning and turn into inside. This is America why is this so? Your individual rights are usually in the constitution and also by God that has comfort.

The shattering fact in my opinion is that everyone has no fascination with what makes sense and no curiosity about the truth; or should I say so some are so cock-sure they know reality. This is truth quite separate from education or investigation and often wrapped up within the '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 a lot of cash despite no knowledge and little effort, aside from socialibility and staying in the right place for 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 towards the continuation of the money, a straight away to spend and make use of resources and they also 'conger up' a political view that supports their to certainly easy money, no matter the snow globe economy fantasy that had been created for it to take place, and regardless of the it means for future years. They believe the economy can and must expand forever.

Cars will be more important compared to the highways they drive on, and houses are definitely more important compared to neighborhoods they stand it. Taxes represent to the telltale people an endeavor to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools plus the virtual order of these civilization emanates from. Lack of taxes cracks the veneer of prosperity as visibly as rust and pot holes, in addition to being invisibly as children who can't or won't read, or make arithmetic calculations not to say know or vote their interests. It's a license. not an education should be a realtor or even a car salesman.

A selfish, individual over society, disguised as individual over government, attitude can make the world a painful, polluted and unholy destination for a live.
And that's virtually where we're also. Is it possible for doing this to be the better choice?
The car- ahh- the automobile. The put the poor can be shown middle class as well as the middle class can be displayed wealthy. You can drive your financial statement across town. The car would be the coarse, indelible concept of status. Small cars are achievable immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to wish comfort without exceptions. They must management of the mountain passes and spare the youngsters the embarrassment of aging. For these cars we've the straight away to cheap gas. No one can make us escape our cars and walk.

Our public lands aren't pretty much experiencing untrammeled beauty and wildlife the lands should also be open to the internal combustion contrivance on the market. Owning and the worry, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, is with the bill of rights. Somewhere missing may be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an desire for what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question to your masters on the universe the 2% who've corralled 60% of all money is. If you're so rich, why shouldn't you be smart?

What is missing is an effective sports analogy to describe the material inequity. It's such as the middle of an football game, , they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there isn't any 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 to the game And the experience is beyond town. You're odd man out.

But the rich were smart enough to rig the overall game to gain the treasure, they have 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 has become bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and contains bought a house which will be underwater, literally, in very few years. He can relocate to Florida but his seafood will likely be contaminated with oil and dispersants. It's too hot being outside so from his air-conditioned family room 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 to the natural gas 'wild-catter' that fought every proposed climate, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted others, to produce his fortune.

It reminds me from the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', that can place in Europe through the plague. In a go to prevent the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves within their castles. The rats along with their fleas were ready and looking forward to them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that steer clear of the plague because they are mobile and free'but needless to say, equally as ignorant from the cause with the death as being the nobles.

Ignorance, although it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere inside our world. The meek may yet inherit planet earth, however 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, and not the people still in tents or trailers, not the lower shrimp catches it shows the catastrophe, and not the results. Sometimes the outcomes are not even measured as with Fukishima. Have we have you ever heard about the radiation that drifted together with the jet stream straight to your West coast and on to get caught by my personal 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 unique streak of bad luck; without the need of effect, no cause; No climate change, nor not enough that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate control over environmental laws which could safe guard the resources we should instead live; no if you know 'if you poison the planet earth the planet earth will poison you'. Will a tree must drop with your head for doing this to 'hit home'?

All of us ought to come to grips with this excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders to the are about the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to obtain its oil and gas main and coal extracted west from the Mississippi, with the most part, until the gas discovery inside an area supplying the waters to New York City. It continues to be exciting to discover the extraction method know as fracking produce a blip around the environmental radar. Otherwise the catastrophes of flood, or drought or tornado or hurricane are outside of sight and soon from mind until they can be on your head. Hopefully the simple fact of local aging nuclear power plants, with on-site waste storage, are pause for thought after Fukishima as well as the floods in Missouri I'm sure the East Coast's time may come as there are ultimately no winners in the java prices lottery.

I am particularly enthusiastic about one fantasy that we have now been coping with, and wishing effortlessly our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There isn't a such thing regardless of how many ads the thing is that on TV. There is clean energy, however it is not cheap. Wind and solar require capital investment in advance. Our government utilized to invest in these kinds of thing, and to being crippled by politics, were crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is reasonable[ish] energy is cheap on the pump, in comparison on the rest of the globe. This we've got subsidized through regulations and tax breaks, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it's becoming very costly due to its effect on global warming but, maddeningly, there isn't any mental connection to those 'externalized' costs we're also beginning to cash inability cost us our very lives. The gas industry will offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse for making website any efforts to scale back it's carbon footprint received it OUT on the ground. It flares and fracks any time they want, allowing methane and open pits of benzene along with volatile organic compounds to off-gas into the environment. A drilling site is definitely an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call the employees rough necks for nothing. And trust me 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 on the extraction industry, or politicians. I could continue on but why bother Get ready for more chaos.

When a tree falls inside forest and there's no one there to listen to it, does it generate a sound?
When a tree falls on your own head, does anybody wonder why?

Barb Coddington 203 3rd st Glenwood Spgs. Co 81601 970-0-945-9462

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