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It’s Friday, and we could all use a little laugh eh?
Well who says you can’t laugh and go “hmmmm” at the same time?
Check out this hilarious and thought provoking bit on climate change by the late George Carlin.
Be warned, this isn’t really for the faint of heart, closed minded, or folks offended by the f-bomb.
I have a friend who finds it hard to believe that in the roughly 200 years since the industrial revolution, humans could have caused enough damage to doom our planet.
Is he right?
George Carlin makes the point that in the battle between people and planet, the planet has a much better record…
4.5 billion years (planet) vs. maybe 200,000 years (people).
In the early 90’s classic, Jurassic Park, Jeff Goldblum as “Dr. Ian Malcom” says,
“If there is one thing the history of evolution has taught us it’s that life will not be contained. Life breaks free, expands to new territory, and crashes through barriers, painfully, maybe even dangerously.”
Can people REALLY destroy the planet or will life break free with or without us?
So even though the video is hysterical…as all George Carlin material is…what is the fight against climate change REALLY about?
Is it about saving the planet or saving ourselves?
What do you think?
I think every little step toward living green is an awesome one… but eco-snobbery sucks! My goal is to help newbies learn the most important steps toward living green — individually and collectively. Personally, I strive to have as little impact as possible on Planet Earth while I'm here.