(hat tip to Quark Soup and Climate Progress)
Maybe you celebrated Earth Day, maybe you ignored it. Maybe you share the cynicism that has been becoming overt on more than a few environmental sites, or at least noticed it.
For the international celebration of a cause that we are working for, articles like (just a sampling):
- My F*%k Earth Day Blog Post
- Unsuck Earth Day, Please
- Let’s dump “Earth Day”
- Greenwash of the Week: Earth Day!
don’t exactly seem to be caught up in the spirit of it.
Or how about this group email?:
“It’s that time of year again: Earth Day, a singular day when the faithless are moved to buy reusable grocery bags.
At #######, we get pretty rankled at all the Earthapalooza shenanigans. What’s next, Ye Olde Mattress Sale? Honestly.
Let’s face it, we’re all just doing the best we can. And we do the best we can every stinking day. Not just on some tarted-up, feel-good, strum-your-guitar day of glowing holiness …“
I want to talk about something far more important than Earth Day, more important than saving endangered species, or “the planet”, or humanity.
First a little context.
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