Thursday, July 12, 2018

[GMW #4153] End Wasteful Unneeded Purchases - They Are A Cancer On Earth

[GMW #4153] End Wasteful Unneeded Purchases - They Are A Cancer On Earth Idea Dream - Robert Muller's Ideas 3001 to 4000
~ Idea 4543 ~
Half of our world production is waste. In the US it is three quarters! When will we awaken to that sad situation?

The Earth:
"Dear Robert, what you say is correct. Sometimes I feel that since I will die anyway in four million years, it might as well happen sooner. Why should I deplore endlessly more wrong human ideas, behavior and actions on my skin? You have become my cancer."

Please dear Earth, do not give up. Millions of humans like me, growing in numbers, want to prevent it.  Guide us, counsel us, give us ideas. We love you dearly.

The Earth:
"Well, to begin with, if only humans could simply decide no longer to buy things which they do not really need."

Robert's The Miracle, Joy and Art of Living,
Volume I - The Great Scene of Creation
Chapter 4 - Our Place in Time

In the 17th century, Bishop Usher thought that the Earth was 4000 years old. Then the French naturalist Buffon estimated that it was at least several hundred thousand years old. Today we believe that our planet is more than 4 1/2 billion years old and that our sun and Earth will remain in existence for another 6 to 8 billion years until we explode and vanish again into the universe to become other stars and planets.

We are therefore beginning to wonder how much longer we can grow "economically" at the expense of the planet. Limits to growth have been recognized and the concept of sustainable development is now predominant. Concern about the future is arising and spreading rapidly throughout the human society.

UN News: UN Chronicle, United Nations News Service, UN Wire Archive
References: Earth Charter, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Rights of: Children,Women, IndigenousPeople
To Be Written: Rights of Nature, Birds, Animals, Fish, etc.

Laughter is carbonated holiness.
~ Anne Lamott

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