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November 11, 2013
November 9, 2013
November 7, 2013
This is the footer on a business email I received this morning, and it neatly encapsulates my thoughts on how humans should interact with their environment:
- Use what you need without feeling guilty about it;
- Clean up any mess you make in the process;
- Avoid wasteful overuse;
- Whenever possible, support efforts to replace what was used.
November 6, 2013
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As far as documentary evidence goes, the earliest written examples of the quote date back to the early 1950s; the original sage seems to have vanished into the mists of history.
Regardless of the quote's parentage, the point remains valid and deeply profound. In my opinion, we are likely to see its validation in many unpleasant ways in the coming years and decades.
November 5, 2013
I've been seeing spam messages like these in my inbox ever since Obama first took office. Apparently, the Obama cult is still going strongly enough that merely invoking his name is enough to bring in new customers, even if Obama himself isn't paying you to go solar, and he didn't personally reduce your mortgage. Last I heard, the president doesn't have dictatorial powers yet. Yet.
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