posted on Jan, 31 2011 @ 07:59 AM
Why should we care about the fact that:
We dump our rubbish in the places we deem 'suitable' on planet Earth.
We kill off other species for reasons which we call justified to benefit that of our own species.
We pollute areas of the Earth to a point where the air is almost unbreathable.
We take away other species' habitats, ruin areas of natural beauty so large corporations can make money and force natives to migrate.
Why should our generation care and do something about it if we're all individually just going to die anyway, before our generation sees the fruits of
our labour. Even if we want a brighter future for our future generations, why should it be left to us to do anything about it. Because we're the only
ones who can? Is that a good enough reason?
Existence itself is why we should all care.
It was only by a very slim chance that we came to exist on this big rock floating through space. We have developed, grown, evolved... along with the
Earth we live on and the many species that we attempt to co-exist with. But now, it is through choice that we will ruin this chance to live... and
ruin this chance to make existence worth while.
It is not through educating, through developing careers to earn money to gain stuff that we claim to be ours; that makes life worth living. But it is
existence itself that makes existing worth while.
I don't think we know just how lucky we are to be here, typing on these forums, reading, communicating and taking in experiences through our human
Better yet, not only do we get the chance to experience, to feel, to love, to lose, to gain.... We get the chance to remember those experiences.
It is this 'remembering' that makes us who we are, that influences our present and future actions.
Threads of on the current issue of how we are destroying our Earth and that we need to do something about it are highlighting the pending turmoil
perfectly! But what we all need to now take the next step and do something about it. But more importantly, we need to remember WHY we need to do
something about it...
To ensure 'future existence!'.
Existence is rare and precious.. please protect it, because at the end of the day, that IS all that matters.
Cherish your experiences, while you still can.