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  •  Ahhh... we went from a time in the 50's when (11+ / 0-)

    people believed in science and mankind was capable of doing big things like going to the moon and changing the weather.

    Fast-forward to 2013 and now Americans believe in the invisible hand of the market, mankind can't change the climate or the environment (despite years of research plus overwhelming evidence of extinction, air-pollution, acid rain, deforestation, mountain-top removal, tar sands... just to name a few).

    Talk about depressing.  

    •  You have initiated a thought that is so profound (3+ / 0-)
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      jethrock, Eric Nelson, MeToo

      as to beggar the imagination. Congratulations.
      I was there and remember those as times of hope and possibility. Shortly, all to shortly, all became cynicism.
      This was the beginning of the rightwing counterrevolution; the battle to win the hearts and souls of humanity back to emotion, and away from rationalism.
      It's been a hell of a fight ever since. It continues to this day.
      How do we blend individualism and socialism to the delight of all?
      Hasn't it always been that way?

      The Great Awakening Is Afire! Think outside the box or remain mundane.

      by franklyn on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 10:44:14 PM PDT

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