Green Questions is live!

Philosophy is the study of everything. That’s my favorite definition, at least. We are all, for practical social purposes, physical beings. And what does the entirety of a physical being depend on, if not its environment?

These days we hear all sorts of hubbub about climate crises and rising oil costs, environmental iniatives and sensationalist chicken-littling. A lot of us feel like we should do something. A lot of us don’t. I fall into the former category, and I hope you do too. If you don’t, keep reading, and I hope I can sway you.

I’ve been working with 10-yr.-olds recently, and whenever one of them hears the words “global warming” he yells “GLOBAL WARMING! WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE!!” I always feel like telling him that he’s missing the point (of course he doesn’t care). We are all going to die someday; that has nothing to do with global climate change. But what is it that is so frightening about it? Should you and I be scared? And if we are concerned, what should we do about it? I feel like a lot of people feel like “Oh no! I should do something! But, as I don’t know what I should do, and don’t really feel like changing my lifestyle anyway, I won’t do anything.” I want to provide in this blog some insight in to what you and I can do to help the environment in which we live, and why we should. Enjoy.

One thought on “Green Questions is live!

  1. I had no idea you were interested and can only applaud your blog and hope you will keep it up. Of course, I am discovering it several months late. And, you are starting another blog, and I know how hard it is to write two blogs at once. Still, I hope you will find time to continue this one with at least a blog a week.

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