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Apr 9, 2007
Dear ones,
I truly wish you would be living in a world better than the one I lived in as a child. I'm sorry, but it doesn't seem likely. In my world the we had lots of fresh water and our crops were abundant. There were more wild creatures than you could count, free roaming elephants, polar bears, dolphins and whales. Every year songbirds migrated from down south up to the Boreal forests for their nesting season and you could hear the wolves howl if you visited the National Parks. The air was sweet to breathe and we could enjoy outdoor activities year round.

"What happened?"you might ask.
Simply put, we got very, very greedy and ignorant. We thought we could have it all and kept taking more and more and more. We cut down forests and used them for toilet paper. We created more and more throw away products and saw nothing wrong about using the oceans as a garbage can. We assumed that the earth resources belonged to us and that they would never run out. We built bigger and bigger houses and ignored the hungry & the homeless.

We got so caught up in our material cravings, that we ignored what the governments and the corporations were doing. Before long, the rich got even richer and our so called representatives only represented themselves and the ones who financed them. That is why the government spent more and more upon weapons and less and less upon health, education and the environment. That is also why your life expectancy is less than mine and why there are no more fish in the oceans.

Could we have stopped it? Good question, maybe if we had stopped supporting all those corporations, stopped buying so much stuff, started living in smaller homes, outlawed gas-guzzling cars, industrial fishing fleets and applied the Golden Rule a bit more liberally, we could have. But we didn't and so you are paying the price.

I truly wish we had thought more of you and less of ourselves . I hope and pray that you will survive the harsh reality you live in and that you will forgive us.
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