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    AoT, too many people

    these actions must be collective and inclusive to be effective. Focusing too much on individual action falls back towards the blame-the-consumer approach ultimately.

    Alternative institutions can be created and grown to great strength trhough collective action.

    The Lorax is actually a terrible example for environmentalists. Instead of woefully speaking for the trees, he really needed to organize the marmaloots and every other stakeholder to create institutions to protect the trees from industrial consumption. Those trying to build collective movements around climate change are doing the most effective thing that can be done, and we'd all do well to join and help grow, improve, and expand the collective movement.

    "Nach dem Spiel ist vor dem Spiel." ~Sepp Herberger

    by surfbird007 on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 09:37:26 AM PDT

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