Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
The last point you underline, Jerome, is of paramount importance to me :

finally: don't forget that people are going to these God-forsaken places to get the oil that YOU will be burning today, tomorrow and again. Before blaming them for providing a valuable service, remember that they are providing that service ultimately to YOU.

There is a bit of schizophrenia in our propensity (as western individuals) to complain about the more or less blameworthy behaviour of the oil majors, whilst keeping on consuming gasoline, diesel, domestic fuel, jet fuel, natural gas, plastics (and so on ...) like crazy ... Which attitude should be condemned first ? The buyer's one or the seller's one ?

------------- If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear (Orwell)

by Baikal (baikal@no-log.org) on Tue Nov 21st, 2006 at 06:43:28 AM EST

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