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A Sinking Ship

Not to put too fine a point on it, or sound overly pessimistic, but I believe we are both economically and ecologically SCREWED!!! But perhaps worst of all: few, if any of us, seem to really give a crap, few, if any of us, want to admit we might be on a sinking ship.

The mindless media machine has no interest in helping us overcome our mass-denial. Its only real interest is self-interest, its only obsession: the manipulation of imaginary numbers, and its only job: to continually misinform the masses via “fair and balanced” infotainment.

Our government, having been sold to the highest bidder long long ago, is impotent to any pleas for change, for its only interest is also self-interest, its only obsession: the manipulation of imaginary numbers, and its only job: to pillage the social coffers as quickly as they possibly can.

Our tremendous ability to be short-sighted, combined with the diseased attitude of the “virtue of selfishness” is quickly sealing our fate, and few of us show any real signs of honest frustration or willingness to fight for any alternative.

While any attempt at prognostication will always be fuzzy at best, in my mind, our children’s future is looking bleak at best.

Will our unhealthy love of money and infotainment and the excessive Greed and Denial it promotes ever be overcome? Our children’s children are probably hoping it will be. I know my fingers crossed!


Why worry about some imaginary biblical apocalypse, when the Apocalypse of industry is already spread upon on Earth before us?

From West Virginia to California, North Dakota to Texas, all across this “great” country, industry is Poisoning the air we breath, the water we drink, the animals we eat, and the land we sow, as we toast to their personal short-term “success” and our own collective long-term loss.

The inertia of our Stupidity has taken us well past the line of the reasonable and may have already sealed our fate.

From millions of gallons of spilt jet fuel in New Mexico, to flammable tap water in North Dakota, Texas, and Pennsylvania, from arsenic drenched fields in the American Southeast, to underground potentially radioactive trash fires in the Midwest, we have allowed our precious environment to be highjacked by corporate Greed and political Malfeasance.

Sadly I see little evidence that any of this will be changing in the near future, in fact we seem to be doubling down rather than walking away from the Gamble.

If we continue to allow ourselves to be highjacked by insatiable corporate Gluttony and seemingly willful Oblivion, we continue to spit in the face of our children and destroy any hope for their future success.

Until we recognize the inherent evil created by our obsession with short-term profiteering and alter our collective course, we will continue to push our environment past its ecological limits, and continue to lessen our children’s ability to survive here at all.

Please, let us find our “better senses”, let us come together as one world community, and finally agree that capitalism is simply not working and never will.