Thursday, January 11, 2007

Not To Put Too Fine A Point On It: IT'S HEEEERRE

Glen Barry writes: "Global warming is not a slow, gentle, pleasant rise in temperatures to be savored. It is an abrupt fundamental breakdown in the Earth System's climate sub-system that threatens the Earth's, humanity's and your family's ability to live."

"Chortling teevee weather readers cheerfully discuss the "GREAT WEATHER we're having...." as if it were some happy benificence, and not the symptom that some vast balance had been seriously jolted, maybe already irretrievably and fundamentally changed in ways that could very likely occur faster, and under more severe conditions, than human evolution is equipped to adapt...

Considering this alternative, one wonders if the seemingly irresistible march of the Busheviks toward either literal or some other kind of Armageddon isn't the echo of a dark, atavistic instinct to kill yourself--or in any case, to fling yourself into the void--before the fire gets there...

1 comment:

charley said...

and it's 1,2,3 what are we fight'n for, don't ask me i don't give a damn next stop is...