Wednesday, April 04, 2007

The Raw Story | Bush says he takes climate change "very seriously"

The Raw Story | Bush says he takes climate change "very seriously"

...But Bush argued that "anything that happens cannot hurt economic growth."

It always come down to "economic growth," as if growth is a given. The idea that growth is the problem, not the solution, either doesn't occur to anyone, or is successfully lobbied out of existence by economic interests.

Why is it impossible for our society to step back from a mistaken path, rethink what we're doing and take another path? It seems that once we find ourselves going down the wrong road, we're incapable of changing our minds. Some sort of cultural inertia at work, I suspect.

Despite all this, we will change, in time. We must or die out altogether. Mother Nature does not tolerate foolishness.

1 comment:

  1. It makes me think of Day of the Triffids. The majority have been blinded by consumer rohypnol - the forget drug. So you get the recent Sunday Times feature on Mark Lynas's shocking 6 degrees, together with supplements on travel and style which are how-to manuals for vivicidal climate change, whispering: 'forget, forget, fly, consume, forget.'

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