If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it's going to all add up now to make sense? The relentless sweltering summer heat, heavy on 66 % of the nation. The towns ravaged by monster tornadoes. The winters with extraordinary snow that will become raging runoffs; the droughts and floods that affect our food production. Is there a one who can seriously deny global warming? Seriously, I want a subscriber base. If so, I don't believe they paid attention since a child or possibly they may 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 you have time for is work and sleep, regarding the price of food, energy, insurance, growing? That's a reality. The two inches 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 permitting the children to stay in the yard and in addition they receive third degree burns in the playground slide? I don't do not forget that. The insect infected, downed and logged trees no more absorb the carbon when they did, but they can be just trees and you may crank up mid-air conditioning and remain inside. This is America why is this so? Your individual rights will be in the constitution by God that has comfort.

The shattering fact for me personally 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 the simple truth. This is truth quite outside of education or investigation and quite often wrapped up inside the 'money equals brains' mentality. This view was beautifully illustrated by certainly one of my daughter's college friends within his summation of his side of the 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, besides socialibility and coming to the right place in the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people are certainly not contrite, they're bitter. They believe the masai have a right for the continuation in this money, a directly to spend and make use of resources and so they 'conger up' a political view that supports their directly to easy money, regardless of snow globe economy fantasy which was created for it that occurs, and whatever it means into the future. They believe the economy can and may expand forever.

Cars will be more important compared to the highways they drive on, and houses will be more important versus the neighborhoods they stand it. Taxes represent to people an endeavor to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools along with the virtual order of these civilization originates 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 would have to be a realtor or possibly a car salesman.

A selfish, individual over society, disguised as individual over government, attitude can make the world a challenging, polluted and unholy spot to live.
And that's virtually where we're. Is it possible correctly to be the better choice?
The car- ahh- the vehicle. The put the poor can look middle class and also the middle class can seem wealthy. You can drive your financial statement across town. The car could be the coarse, indelible concise explaination status. Small cars are for brand spanking new immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to require comfort no matter what. They must control of the mountain passes and spare your kids the embarrassment of aging. For these cars we've got the to certainly 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 your internal combustion contrivance on the market. Owning and driving a motor vehicle, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, is with the bill of rights. Somewhere missing will be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an involvement in what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question on the masters from the universe the 2% that have corralled 60% of all of the money is. If you're so rich, why can't you be smart?

What is missing is an excellent 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's no room to suit your needs on the team. The game went from 11 to six players. Only the 6 players are financed with hockey rink and gear with the game And the overall game is outside of town. You're odd man out.

But although rich were smart enough to rig the action to gain the treasure, they've fowled the nest for their own reasons 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 while using home in La Jolla may be bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and contains bought a house that'll be underwater, literally, in not many years. He can turn to Florida but his seafood are going to be contaminated with oil and dispersants. It's too hot being outside so from his air-conditioned living room area he can watch dead baby dolphins wash up for the beach. Oil and gas pipelines, scoured by river debris, break and ruin the fly fishing with the natural gas 'wild-catter' that fought every proposed climate, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted the remaining, for making his fortune.

It reminds me from the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', which takes place in Europe in the plague. In a go to steer clear of the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves inside their castles. The rats along with their fleas were ready and expecting them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that stop the plague when you are mobile and free'but certainly, just like ignorant from the cause from the death because the nobles.

Ignorance, although it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere within our world. The meek may yet inherit our planet, however they 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, however, not the results. Sometimes the final results are not even measured as with Fukishima. Have we have you ever heard about the radiation that drifted while using jet stream straight for the West coast after which on for being caught by my personal west side with 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 effect, no cause; No climate change, nor insufficient that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate power over environmental laws that might safe guard the resources we should instead live; no knowning that 'if you poison the world the planet earth will poison you'. Will a tree should drop on your own head for doing this to 'hit home'?

All of us must come to grips with the excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders for this are for the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to possess its oil and propane and coal extracted west from the Mississippi, for that most part, until the gas main discovery within an area supplying the mineral water to New York City. It is exciting to find out the extraction method know as fracking come up with a blip within 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 simple fact of local aging nuclear power plants, with on-site waste storage, are pause for thought after Fukishima plus the floods in Missouri I'm sure the East Coast's time can come as there are ultimately no winners in the global warming lottery.

I am particularly considering click here one fantasy that we've got been living alongside, and wishing operating our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There isn't a such thing regardless of how many ads the thing is on TV. There is clean energy, but it's 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 have been crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is affordable[ish] strength that is cheap for the pump, in comparison for the rest of the earth. This we've got subsidized through regulations and tax breaks, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it really is becoming expensive due to its effect on global warming but, maddeningly, there is absolutely no mental connection about bat roosting 'externalized' costs we're also beginning to spend the money for inability might cost us our very lives. The propane industry genuinely does offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse to create any efforts to scale back it's carbon footprint getting hired OUT from the ground. It flares and fracks when needed, allowing methane and open pits of benzene as well as other volatile organic compounds to off-gas into air. A drilling site is definitely an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call employees rough necks for nothing. And let's face it we will live to regret the numerous gallons of water that is rendered unusable by use within 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 inside the forest and there isn't any one there to listen to it, does it generate a sound?
When a tree falls on the head, does anybody wonder why?

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

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