Fellow freeloaders ;-)
What a wonderful windy wagon. Wanna take a ride?
We all want to make our world an even better place. But it seems we humans are continually fooled by feel-good groupthink emotions rather than acting on boring evidence-based facts. Some skepticism, critical thinking and optimism are way overdue.
Let’s then “raise awareness!” and support our much maligned slactivist riders :-)
Revolution –Beatles (1968) trying 44 years ago to reason with save-the-world causes.
You say you want a revolution/Well, you know/We all want to change the world
But when you talk about destruction/Don’t you know that you can count me out
You say you’ll change the constitution/Well, you know/We all want to change your head
You tell me it’s the institution/Well, you know/You’d better free your mind instead
We have a cornucopia of coal, oodles of oil, a gazillion gallons of gas and numberless nanoQuads of non-violent nuclear.
Dams are diminishing, wind is weakening, solar is Solyndra-ing and biofuels are buckling.
World temperatures are decreasing as CO2 increases; Increasing energy use continues lifting peoples out of poverty; Resources are abundant; Food harvests rise ahead of population increases. Our energy and resource needs are easily met … when allowed.
Pollution is low, species are increasing, habitats are multiplying, woods are waxing.
However that won’t stop us humans being fooled. As Jon Stewart hilariously put it: “Fool me once …” This age old shell game is still reaping in $billions from good trusting citizens.
Soooooo … Let’s Party! Turn up your lights, fire up that BBQ, rev up your V8 engines … Earth “Hour of Power” is coming to your balcony, backyard, bar and bistro this Saturday… for the 6th fabulous year running!….THERE’S GONNA BE A PARTY TONIGHT! Let’s celebrate Human Achievement Hour (video too) again in 2012
“Human Achievement Hour (HAH): a celebration of individual freedom and appreciation of the achievements and innovations that people have used to improve their lives throughout history. Gather with friends in the warmth of a heated home, watch TV, take a hot shower, drink a beer, call a loved one on the phone, or listen to music.”
Righty-Oh… Lets get down to the Party…. AND WARM UP THIS PLANET! …
The Australian Way!
All internal lights – ON
All external floodlights – ON
All Christmas lights – ON
In slab heating – ON, ALL ROOMS
TV, iron, kitchen appliances, VCR, DVD, stereo, 3 x computers, exhaust fans, 4 x electric toothbrushes, kettle, cappuccino maker, bread maker, 2 x lava lamps, 3 x bedside lamps, 5 x garden lights, 3 x bedside radios – ALL ON
Still camera, DVD camera, 2 x mobile phones – ALL CHARGING
Meatloaf’s ‘Bat Out of Hell’ – ON, VERY LOUD
Cars idling in the driveway – YES
Kids – GOING MENTAL SHOUTING “HOUR OF POWER” UP AND DOWN THE STREET
Check check double check …double check and triple check!
Musical Accompaniment: There’s going to be a Heartache (and Party ) Tonight.
The Eagles (from oo:50s)
Play it LOUD on Saturday night! YAY!!!!
See you Saturday night, windows open, lights blazing, music blaring, at 8.30 pm sharp!
Best lighting regards,
Electricity, Energy & Life Loving,
Environmentally Enamoured &
Earth Enjoying Brady :-)
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