If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it can all add up now making 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 to be raging runoffs; the droughts and floods that affect our food production. Is there a individual who can seriously deny climatic change? Seriously, I want a listing. If so, I don't believe they paid attention as a kid or possibly these are repressing their memories, since it is certainly not the best way I remember it.

If the science doesn't cause you to believe surely the chaos is convincing. And even if all you yourself have time for is work and sleep, have you detected the price of food, energy, insurance, increasing? 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 be the better choice when the tree arrives at the car or house, or individuals no longer shade permitting the children to remain the yard and in addition they receive third degree burns from your playground slide? I don't understand that. The insect infected, downed and logged trees will no longer absorb the carbon when they did, but they can be just trees and you'll crank up the oxygen conditioning and also be inside. This is America why is this so? Your individual rights will be in the constitution and also by God that has comfort.

The shattering fact to me is that everyone has no desire for what makes sense and no fascination with 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 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 lot of cash despite no knowledge and little effort, besides socialibility and staying in the right place in the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people usually are not contrite, they're bitter. They believe there is a right for the continuation with this money, a directly to spend and make use of resources and they also 'conger up' a political view that supports their to easy money, in spite of the snow globe economy fantasy that had been created for it that occur, and no matter what it means in the future. They believe the economy can and must expand forever.

Cars tend to be important as opposed to highways they drive on, and houses will be more important compared to neighborhoods they stand it. Taxes represent to those people a shot to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools plus the virtual order in their civilization emanates from. Lack of taxes cracks the veneer of prosperity as visibly as rust and pot holes, so when 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 must be a realtor or perhaps a car salesman.

A selfish, individual over society, disguised as individual over government, attitude can make the world a hard, polluted and unholy destination for a live.
And that's basically where were. Is it possible for doing this to sound right?
The car- ahh- the auto. The put the poor can look middle class plus the middle class can seem wealthy. You can drive your financial statement across the street. The car may be the coarse, indelible concept of status. Small cars are achievable immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to desire comfort no matter what. They must management of the mountain passes and spare the youngsters the embarrassment old. For these cars we have now the to cheap gas. No one can make us leave our cars and walk.

Our public lands aren't almost experiencing untrammeled beauty and wildlife the lands also needs to be open to the internal combustion contrivance available. Owning and driving a motor vehicle, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, is within the bill of rights. Somewhere missing could be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an fascination with what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question on the masters with the universe the 2% who've corralled 60% of all of the money is. If you're so rich, why shouldn't you be smart?

What is missing is a superb sports analogy to clarify the material inequity. It's such as the middle of your football game, , they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there is absolutely no room for you personally 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 your game And the action is away from town. You're odd man out.

But although rich were smart enough to rig the experience to gain the treasure, they've fowled the nest on their own as well as us which is everyone's most immediate problem. You can't eat, drink or breath money. Some more info of that ozone that drifts around Pinedale Wyoming may just make it to Dick Cheney's house in Jackson. The banker together with the home in La Jolla is bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and has now bought a house that is to be underwater, literally, in not many years. He can proceed to Florida but his seafood is going to be contaminated with oil and dispersants. It's too hot 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 with the 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 with the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', which takes place in Europe through the plague. In an endeavor to stay away from the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves inside their castles. The rats and fleas were ready and anticipating them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that stop the plague since they can be mobile and free'but certainly, equally as ignorant on the cause with the death because nobles.

Ignorance, although it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere inside our world. The meek may yet inherit the planet earth, 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, although not the people still in tents or trailers, not time frame shrimp catches it shows the catastrophe, although not the results. Sometimes the final results are not even measured just as Fukishima. Have we heard about the radiation that drifted using the jet stream straight to your West coast then on being caught by my personal west side on 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 rare streak of bad luck; without having effect, no cause; No climate change, nor insufficient that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate control over environmental laws which could safe guard the resources we have to live; no knowning that 'if you poison the planet earth our planet will poison you'. Will a tree need to drop in your head for this to 'hit home'?

All of us ought to come to grips with his excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders to the present are within the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to obtain its oil and gas and coal extracted west from the Mississippi, to the most part, until the gas discovery in the area supplying the h2o to New York City. It continues to be exciting to view the extraction method know as fracking generate a blip for the environmental radar. Otherwise the catastrophes of flood, or drought or tornado or hurricane are beyond sight and soon from mind until they can be on your head. Hopefully simple fact of local aging nuclear power plants, with on-site waste storage, are pause for thought after Fukishima and also the floods in Missouri I'm sure the East Coast's time should come as there are ultimately no winners in the global warming lottery.

I am particularly enthusiastic about one fantasy that we have now been coping with, and wishing wonderful 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, yet it is not cheap. Wind and solar require capital investment in advance. Our government utilized to invest in this type of thing, but will also to being crippled by politics, were crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is affordable[ish] energy is cheap for the pump, in comparison to your rest of the earth. This we now have subsidized through regulations, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it's becoming very costly due to its effect on coffee but, maddeningly, there is absolutely no mental connection to those 'externalized' costs we're also beginning to spend the money for inability might cost us our very lives. The gas industry genuinely does offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse to produce any efforts to lessen it's carbon footprint configuring it OUT with the ground. It flares and fracks anytime, allowing methane and open pits of benzene and also other volatile organic compounds to off-gas into the environment. A drilling site is surely an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call the employees rough necks for nothing. And remember that we will live to regret the an incredible number of gallons of water that may be rendered unusable by utilization in drilling. Don't expect anything sensible through the extraction industry, or politicians. I could embark on but why bother Get ready for more chaos.

When a tree falls within the forest and there's no one there to see it, does it come up with 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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