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  •  well--scarcity of jobs, and scarcity (0+ / 0-)

    of natural resources--at least, scarcity of natural resources that we can get to without destroying the biosphere

    that is the other BIG elephant--or donkey?--in the room.

    instead of dealing with these two issues (the end of capitalism and the strain we're putting on the biosphere) we're permanently kept in a guest room of an asylum arguing with crazy people about why they can't eat the walls, ceiling and floor.  The walls, ceiling and floor are sheltering them from the elements, but they believe that they are godlike and impervious to the elements and so the walls, ceiling and floor are unnecessary in their view--even though they depend upon them every minute of every day.

    Nowhere do I understand that national security is a substitute for the law.---Thomas Drake You cannot tell from appearances how things will go.--Winston Churchill

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 07:40:09 AM PDT

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