The truth is difficult to accept and it can certainly hurt. But the instinct of the great majority is to turn their head away and stick it in the sand. Did the Ostrich learned that from us?
Greenpeace once wrote: “It was not Exxon Valdez captain’s driving that caused the Alaskan spill. It was yours.”
Indeed, the accident of the Exxon Valdez was troubling, and still is. Unfortunately, the great majority foolishly and recklessly cocoon themselves in blissful disregard and ignorance. Many believe that by closing their eyes the problems will vanish! Are we ready to let go of luxuries, which we do not really need? i.e.: RV’s, macho trucks, boats, quads, etc.
When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s, the middle class was destroyed, which led directly to the rise of the Nazis – Nick Clooney
If the ruthless runaway treatment of our planet continues, greed and power in a very few will flourish but at the expense of their own health and quality of life. Imagine the rest of our species? – Rafael Carreras