posted on Jun, 27 2010 @ 06:21 PM
reply to post by speculativeoptimist
i agree with you - as traumatic and devastating as this atrocity in our Gulf is, it would be untrue for me to say that we did NOT obviously need a
sharp slap in the teeth, so to speak, to get us to pay attention!
and stop procrastinating!
it is just that much harder when the stuff runs all the way out, to try to scramble up some alternatives.
that's just plain foolishness and sad to say, after all these 7,000 years or even more, we are still damn fools!
that being said, i think that one day a week
, not driving (or riding!), is a great idea!
for those who are giving the OP a hard time, don't you realize that nothing gets done by the human race except by starting small?
there is power in numbers but it comes exponentially just like the plague or influenza!
right actions and positive thoughts are just as viral as disease.
maybe informally decide on Sat. or Sun. and those who work weekends can pick their day off of driving accordingly.
and don't forget car pooling!
does anyone do that anymore?
i haven't worked outside of my home for several years so i don't know!
thank you for your inspiration, speculativeoptimist!