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Wed Dec 4, 2013, 03:46 PM

83. Buy me a house in the woods and I will

 

Before fully pursuing an ad hominem tu quoque, do know I reject your logical fallacies as well in whole.

But what I do or do not do in terms of contributing to consumption, it will not stop what you and the rest of the world will do, which is impacting and upsetting the entire ecological system. It would be far more effective to try and change humans to act more in harmony with the environment than to run from civilization as it exists. Of course, if one finds that civilization will likely not change drastically enough to make a difference, that point becomes moot as well.

And yes, not enough humans live on a farm these days. More should. There should be more farms, and not the corporate ones. There should be community farms everywhere, providing local food security and resilience. This should be a higher priority than keeping up with the Chinese while they burn coal to make us our latest and greatest tech shit. And if its a priority, the state should take responsibility for teaching the children and instituting the policies the parents cannot

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