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  •  I was reading the other day (4+ / 0-)

    about one of the early laws prohibiting polluting of rivers -- the issue wasn't clean drinking water or a healthy environment, but rather impeding navigation.

    When it comes to what gets protected, we carbon-based life forms are way down on the list.

    People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages. --C. Wright Mills

    by dsteffen on Sun Mar 15, 2009 at 05:38:52 PM PDT

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