It is amazing how much of what is going on in our world man created. Regardless of what you think on the issue of climate change - two things are absolutely true. 1) our world is changing - our ecosystem is breaking down and we (man) did that. 2) Those being most affected by these changes are not the ones responsible. I think of the poor in third world and the animals. Below is photos of what the oil spill has done to life on the coast. Now, I will almost always advocate for the care/freedom/etc. of people before animals, I think any society must understand true intrinsic human value before it can value the earth and all of God's creations.
But for today - there is something you can do to help. Like the earthquakes in Haiti, the clean-up in the Gulf will talk years - it is a reality we cannot let get swept under the rug. We can do something - there is a link for the National Wildlife Federation at the bottom.
Reprinted from Art & Lair
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What a thing we have created. What an extraordinary horror our rapacious need for cheap, endless energy hath unleashed; it's a monster of a scale and proportion we can barely even fathom.
Because if you're honest, no matter where you stand, no matter your politics, religion, income or mode of transport, you see this beast of creeping death and you understand: That is us. The spill may be many things, but more than anything else it is a giant, horrifying mirror. -Mark Morford.
Please donate to the National Wildlife Federation, by clicking the link below.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/06/04/notes060410.DTL#ixzz0q8PcsSUm