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  •  This is an interesting perspective that will help (4+ / 0-)

    raise awareness that US consumerism has gone wild and is spreading to otherwise sustainable countries.  I've spent a large portion of the last ten years overseas.  Recently, I've started thinking about carbon footprints.  Wow .. the average American can do so much to change what could be a pretty hard future on all of us.  

    I wish that the Wall Street folks and other financial leaders would realize that even with tons of money, it's not going to be fun living in a world of instability because of water security issues and climate refugees.

    Thanks, Words In Action.

    •  Agreed. Consumerism (1+ / 0-)
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      is a dead end. It is so tempting, but in the end saps of our energy for the things that matter.

      All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much true. - Kurt Vonnegut
      It's a very frightening time when something as basic as due process is seen as somehow radical. - John Cusack

      by dadoodaman on Sat May 18, 2013 at 09:05:11 AM PDT

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