If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it's going to all get together 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 that can seriously deny global warming? Seriously, I want a subscriber base. If so, I don't believe they paid attention growing up or possibly they can be repressing their memories, because it's certainly not how I remember it.

If the science doesn't allow you to believe surely the chaos is convincing. And even if all one has time for is work and sleep, have you detected the price of food, energy, insurance, growing? 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 sound right when the tree visits the car or house, or if you find no longer shade to permit the children to remain the yard and so they receive third degree burns in the playground slide? I don't do not forget that. The insect infected, downed and logged trees not absorb the carbon when they did, but they may be 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 by God that has comfort.

The shattering fact in my opinion is that individuals have no curiosity about what makes sense and no curiosity about the truth; or should I say so the majority are so cock-sure they know the reality. This is truth quite outside of education or investigation and often wrapped up inside the 'money equals brains' mentality. This view was beautifully illustrated by one among my daughter's college friends in their 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 ton of money despite no knowledge and little effort, aside from socialibility and coming to the right place with the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people aren't contrite, these are bitter. They believe there is a right on the continuation with this money, a straight away to spend and rehearse resources and they also 'conger up' a political view that supports their to certainly easy money, in spite of the snow globe economy fantasy that has been created for it to take place, and regardless of the it means in the future. They believe the economy can and must expand forever.

Cars tend to be more important versus the highways they drive on, and houses are definitely more important as opposed to neighborhoods they stand it. Taxes represent to people a go to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools and also the virtual order of these civilization emanates 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 aside from know or vote their interests. It's a license. not an education had to be a realtor or maybe 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 for a live.
And that's virtually where we have been. Is it possible for doing this to add up?
The car- ahh- your vehicle. The placed the poor can be shown 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 specification of status. Small cars are for brand new immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to require comfort without exceptions. They must handle of the mountain passes and spare your children the embarrassment of aging. For these cars we've got the to certainly cheap gas. No one can make us get rid of our cars and walk.

Our public lands aren't practically experiencing untrammeled beauty and wildlife the lands need to be open to your internal combustion contrivance on the market. Owning and driving a motor vehicle, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, is incorporated in the bill of rights. Somewhere missing may be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an curiosity about what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question towards the masters on 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 clarify the material inequity. It's such as the middle of an football game, , they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there's 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 action is outside of town. You're odd man out.

But however the rich were smart enough to rig the action to gain the treasure, they have got fowled the nest for their own reasons 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 using the home in La Jolla continues to be bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and has now bought a house that is to be underwater, literally, in manufactured years. He can proceed to Florida but his seafood is going to be contaminated with oil and dispersants. It's too hot to get outside so from his air-conditioned family 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 to the natural gas 'wild-catter' that fought every proposed climate, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted others, to generate his fortune.

It reminds me in the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', that may place in Europe in the plague. In an effort to stop the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves of their castles. The rats along with their fleas were ready and anticipating them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that stay away from the plague when you're mobile and free'but certainly, in the same way ignorant on the cause in the death because the nobles.

Ignorance, eventhough it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere in your world. The meek may yet inherit our planet, nonetheless 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, 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 like Fukishima. Have we heard about the radiation that drifted with all the jet stream straight to your West coast then on for being caught by my personal west side from 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 wipeout of the earths, nor not enough that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate management of environmental laws that can safe guard the resources we should live; no if you know 'if you poison planet earth the world will poison you'. Will a tree should drop in your head correctly to 'hit home'?

All of us ought to come to grips with this excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders to the are around the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to own its oil and gas main and coal extracted west from the Mississippi, for your most part, until the propane discovery within an area supplying the mineral water to New York City. It continues to be 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 outside of sight and soon outside of mind until they're on your head. Hopefully the very 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 global warming lottery.

I am particularly considering one fantasy that we've got been experiencing, and wishing wonderful our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There isn't such thing however 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 kind of thing, and also to being crippled by politics, we're crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is reasonable[ish] energy is cheap with the pump, in comparison for the rest of the entire world. This we've subsidized through regulations, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it's becoming expensive due to its effect on java prices but, maddeningly, there is absolutely no mental connection about bat roosting 'externalized' costs we have been beginning to spend the money for inability cost us our very lives. The gas main industry genuinely does offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse to produce any efforts to lessen it's carbon footprint received it check here 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 air. A drilling site is undoubtedly an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call employees rough necks for nothing. And remember that we will live to regret the numerous gallons of water that may be rendered unusable by use within drilling. Don't expect anything sensible on the extraction industry, or politicians. I could embark on but why bother Get ready for more chaos.

When a tree falls from the forest and there isn't any one there to listen to it, does it create a sound?
When a tree falls with your head, does anybody wonder why?

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

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