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Mon Nov 10, 2014, 08:20 AM

 

Mother Earth has been abused

All European tradition, Marxism included, has conspired to defy the natural order of all things. Mother Earth has been abused, the powers have been abused, and this cannot go on forever. No theory can alter that simple fact. Mother Earth will retaliate, the whole environment will retaliate, and the abusers will be eliminated.

Russell Means

http://blog.gaiam.com/quotes/authors/russell-means/45833

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Reply Mother Earth has been abused (Original post)
TshaiRedhair Nov 2014 OP
Sunlei Nov 2014 #1
ladjf Nov 2014 #2
seveneyes Nov 2014 #3
TshaiRedhair Nov 2014 #5
Nuclear Unicorn Nov 2014 #4
TshaiRedhair Nov 2014 #6
Bonx Nov 2014 #12
Nuclear Unicorn Nov 2014 #16
TshaiRedhair Nov 2014 #18
Nuclear Unicorn Nov 2014 #19
Zorra Nov 2014 #10
Bonx Nov 2014 #13
Zorra Nov 2014 #14
Nuclear Unicorn Nov 2014 #17
Zorra Nov 2014 #7
TshaiRedhair Nov 2014 #8
Zorra Nov 2014 #9
topological Nov 2014 #11
Zorra Nov 2014 #15

Response to TshaiRedhair (Original post)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 09:14 AM

1. to much CO2 means we will have happy plants! bottled oxygen for sale!

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Original post)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 09:18 AM

2. I don't see that "Mother Earth" has been abused, but rather,

the human race is reducing the Earth's capabilities to adequately support it's life forms. Earth itself, will simply continue to spin it's way toward the oblivion as the Sun turns into a red giant in about 7+ billion years from now regardless of the effects of human activities. We are definitely "bit players" in the Earth's 12 billion year existence. By that time, there will be no observable trace of the Earth or the Solar system. Only the red glow of our Sun's dying flames as it heads toward it's own destiny black hole. After that, who knows? Perhaps another "big bang" and a new Universe starts over.

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Original post)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 09:22 AM

3. Nature does not retaliate

 

There are remedial Science lessons that can help some people.

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Response to seveneyes (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 01:29 PM

5. Are you making some kind of actual point my good man/woman?

 

Please expand

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Original post)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 10:24 AM

4. "Retaliation" requires moral consciousness. nt

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 01:32 PM

6. You are just plain real wrong my good man/woman.

 

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/retaliate

RETALIATE

re∑tal∑i∑ate

"To return like for like, especially evil for evil."

There is no definition that you can find and present that says anything about "consciousness."

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:23 PM

12. Retaliation implies will

The earth doesn't have that.
Neither does the rake that gets stepped on and smacks one in the face.

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 03:24 PM

16. "To return like for like, especially evil for evil."

This seems to support my contention.

Retaliation is a deliberate act. A non-deliberate act following an earlier act would be a consequence.

But to return evil for evil would require an awareness of evil and an ability to choose from a variety of options, one that was evil.

All these things bespeak consciousness, particularly one aligned towards morality.

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Reply #16)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 07:10 PM

18. "bespeaks"? lol

 

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Reply #18)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 07:12 PM

19. Do you have an actual point of rebuttal? nt

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:12 PM

10. Do you somehow know for a fact that our planet has no moral consciousness?

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Response to Zorra (Reply #10)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:24 PM

13. Yes.

I'm privy to some important stuff.

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Response to Bonx (Reply #13)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:37 PM

14. Great!

Please PM me the winning Powerball numbers immediately, so I can buy a big chunk of land and set it aside as a nature preserve.

Thanks!

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Response to Zorra (Reply #10)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 03:26 PM

17. Perhaps you should address the OP, consider the response to my earlier post.

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Original post)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 01:36 PM

7. "Your people are driven by a terrible sense of deficiency...

...When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you canít eat money." ~ Alanis Obomsawin

All my relations.

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Response to Zorra (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 01:37 PM

8. Beautiful

 

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:08 PM

9. Thank you for your quote, and your OP.

I wish there was some way we could stop them; but they seem very intent on trying to destroy the earth.

It is a terrible thing to comprehend, how they can, without feeling any remorse whatsoever, destroy any living thing that is in the way of their insane, ravenous appetites so casually.

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Response to TshaiRedhair (Original post)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:15 PM

11. What do you suggest? /nt

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Response to topological (Reply #11)

Mon Nov 10, 2014, 02:38 PM

15. Stop all fracking immediately, for starters. nt

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