In a better world, there’d be no reason to write this.
In that world, plastic bags would be outlawed,
rednecks would voluntarily stop driving those obnoxious
Ford F-350s and the yogis in yuppie neighborhoods
would stop believing that a hybrid SUV could save the planet.
But that’s not the world we live in.
Unless humanity breaks through the denial,
unless we start to get angry—fuckin’ angry—
then we won’t ever be able to accept the challenge
at hand. We won’t ever be able to rise up and face
our planetary reality … we won’t ever be able to fight …
and we won’t be able to win.
DARREN FLEET, STEFANIE KRASNOW
By JEFF SOMMER
Published: December 22, 2012 NYT
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