Posts from ‘March, 2008’

Batra

Once the majority of intellectuals become acquisitive, materialism degenerates into supermaterialism. There are no more religious or ethical restraints on the avarice of the elite, and as the public follows its leaders, everything gets commercialized. There comes a point when the intellectual acquisitors are virtually unchallenged; that is when the process of wealth concentration runs…

Polystyrene

From  (www.myspace.com/datejesus) Expandable polystyrene (EPS) is a petroleum-based product that is frequently used for food packaging purposes. This material is currently non-recyclable and non-biodegradable (i.e., unable to decay into constituent substances). Because of its inability to decompose, food service EPS waste is consuming an ever-increasing amount of space within landfill facilities. Moreover, EPS waste products…

Don’t Drink The Water, Montezuma

http://news.aol.com/health/story/ar/_a/probe-finds-drugs-in-drinking-water/20080309184409990001 And while researchers do not yet understand the exact risks from decades of persistent exposure to random combinations of low levels of pharmaceuticals, recent studies — which have gone virtually unnoticed by the general public — have found alarming effects on human cells and wildlife.

Gleeful

Cue typical American public radio broadcast: Once this pleasant, sunny courtyard rang with the cries of children at play. That was the week before disaster struck, and began a process that we know only too well. (Audio: birds singing, children playing) As the first tendrils of disaster touched this happy community, residents rallied together, and…

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