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Reasons to destroy the environment

Ten good reasons to destroy the environment

1) Trees: clear-cutting will get rid of that pesky fire danger.

2) Development: we won’t have to go to Roseville to find super malls.



3) Global warming: melting seas will give Nevada County beachfront property.

4) Air and water pollution: what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.




5) Dams: no flooding of farmlands with new soil means more sales for fertilizer companies; also see No. 3; also they look neat.

6) Low-mileage monster SUVs: good for the auto and oil industries; more room for groceries to create super-size meals; intimidate “eco-freaks.”

7) Species: if you can’t eat it or wear it, what good is it?

8) Energy use: we glow in the dark – who needs the sun? Also, easier for aliens to find us.

9) Non-recyclables: speeds globalization as we acquire and consume world’s resources.

10) Overpopulation: always good for business to have more customers (capitalism is the ultimate Ponzi scheme); contributes to all of above.

Now stop whining.

Terry Lamphier

Nevada City


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