ABC Opinon piece on Climate Change and Grief

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  1. Grahame

    Grahame Senior Member

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    I enjoyed this article, it speaks of things I have felt and thought...
    https://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2014/03/24/3968981.htm
     
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    The big problem with the climate change debate, is that the globalists and their associated criminal supportes are using climate change to fill their pockets, and folks naturally enough are very skeptical of their claims and throwing out the baby with the bathwater.

    Its important for us to correct these folks and show that just because someone's trying to make money from eco destruction and its associated problems, doesnt mean its not an important issue
     
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    I vacillate between anger, grief and despair to a feeling of acceptance and being resigned to the fact that we humans do not control anything least of all our own fate. As a species we will pass, possibly sooner than we otherwise would and having taken other species with us and altered ecosystems not for the better. But we are only a blip in geological time and the earth surface processes of tectonics together coupled with the climatic system will see the planet continue in flux, changing and evolving for millions more years.

    It is too late to haul back what we started with the industrial age. My only concern is for those people who will be consigned to live the bulk of their lives in a struggle for survival. I think permaculture and similar movements can help to plot a way forward for those who will be most affected. But we can't stop what we set in motion a long time ago. It has too much momentum and the lag effects have yet to catch up. Just live simply and humbly and care for the earth and each other. That is all there is to do.
     
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    Hehe ... I checked in to post this article & found you'd beaten me to it Grahame :)
     
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    Oh! ... Coincidentally, I removed the "For Sale" signs today :)
    Honestly, I dunno why I ever put them up in the first place :)
    What was I THINKING???
    If we're going down (we ARE going down) THIS is the place to be :) :) :)
     
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    Yay! I think you've made a wise choice
     
  7. Grahame

    Grahame Senior Member

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    Smart brains think alike H ;) or maybe it's just fed-up annoyed brains in this case...
     
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    Agreed.
     
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