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Eve’s apple

We are in 2006 supporting a lifestyle once maintained only by few very rich people. The signs for the need for changes are in the weather, deep geological tremors occurring around our planet’s equator, as well as the birth of the Hopi’s white buffalo. Some say the Armageddon prophecy must be fulfilled whether it’s four years or 500 trillion years from now. I believe it is up to us. This isn’t about apples, but our culture that wastes and consumes excessively. We see obesity because we have lost our ability to see past our immediate gratifications. We spend looking for pockets of oil, yet don’t consider what other purposes this oil might serve our planets interior. We question ending unborn life though many more die of starvation and disease. Let’s turn from the apple for a minute and consider the larger picture that’s our need to use less. We move to diminish our selfish wants, now using our self-control given us at birth. We must change ourselves and therefore our world’s destiny. If we insist on motivation by fear, guilt then consider that we owe it to our offspring to give them the same chance we had … hope.

Will Doleman

Grass Valley

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