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Turn on the Lights

March 26, 2011 16:25:11.398

To celebrate Earth Hour, I intend to turn on my lights - because celebrating the emergence from darkness makes a lot more sense than the idea behind it does.

posted by James Robertson


Re: Turn on the Lights

[HKN] March 28, 2011 12:12:17.855

turning out the lights is the symbol of emergence from the darkness and hybris of the energy hungry human society. Turn down energy consumption, turn on clean energy production. There is no alternative.

Re: Turn on the Lights

[james Robertson] March 28, 2011 20:52:45.662

Sure there is. The enviros want lower standards of living and a return to bleakness. I, on the other hand, celebrate progress. With 100 watt incandescent bulbs, I might add.

Re: Turn on the Lights

[HKN] March 29, 2011 2:00:50.835

you'll see where your standard of living will end up. Or, wait aminute, are you expecting the end of the world so soon that you really don't care? Up to now I didn't assume you in *that* corner ...

Re: Turn on the Lights

[James Robertson] March 29, 2011 7:45:01.387

I don't go for the kind of religious "end times" nonsense that the enviro movement is so fond of. I do see a massive fiscal crisis headed our way, but that has nothing to do with the stupid ideas of the enviro movement.

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