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the effects are political as well as economic.

and thus social, the biggest kick of them all.

it should be a no-brainer that energy is being offered in mind-bogglingly copious quantities, but we insist on sucking it out of the darkest, riskiest, most complicated places, in the most cavalier of ways.

this has become the 'normal' and the daily barrage of propaganda ensures this myth's longevity.

cui bono? this cabal with its us military arm, has convinced itself (and then us) that there is no alternative.

they keep it so achievements like Jerome's are the exception rather than the rule.

Italy's papers headlined yesterday that all the world was hitting the pause button on nuclear, except Italy.

it's quite poignantly clear to me that the illusion that energy is just energy, no matter its provenance, is the chief culprit in our boundlessly ignorant complaisance to the corporate energy hegemony.

sure it runs yer espresso machine the same as it comes out the wall, but look out the window! what do you want decorating your skyline as you sip your fragrant brew, grateful to technology and ivory coast coffee beans for the convenience and luxury?

a bunch of windmills or a smoking monument to hubristic folly like in Sendai?

behold the power of propaganda to bamboozle millions into eco suicide, and look who's pushing it!

that koolaide trance, it's really something...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed Mar 16th, 2011 at 08:47:27 AM EST
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