“youth carry the moral authority here, and, at the very least, should be treated with the solicitousness due a generation that older ones have managed to screw over. ” McKibben in The New Yorker (linked earlier today)
“This video is so instructive in personifying what we’re up against. We are inexplicably attached to the idea that the current social (incl. the Church) and political structures and systems are the background within which we can deal with our problems, when they are, instead, the foreground of the problem itself. I’m starting to become resigned to the idea that Continue Reading
I get such a kick reading the first 10-12 tweet comments on @AOC tweets. She brings out the angst and being ignorant anger of the dumbest of the Trump supporters. Wait, that makes it sound like the sanity of Right wingers is super-human. That doesn’t quite work. Maybe they are like cheese in a maze, attracting the rats.
“Many perceive global warming as a sort of moral and economic debt, accumulated since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution and now come due after several centuries. In fact, more than half of the carbon exhaled into the atmosphere by the burning of fossil fuels has been emitted in just the past three decades. Which means we have done as Continue Reading