Love Means You Never Have to Say You're Sorry
This is one of the reasons why its always better to sit on the politically correct side of history. You never have to say you're sorry. A reporter for the Economist describes sitting in a Davos hotel so overheated the windows must be opened into the snowy landscape outside to cool it down, as world leaders discuss climate change. All around him the ironies go unobserved. One of the little noticed things about the environmental movement is how it likes to recruit the "beautiful people" as spokesmen for the Earth. Hardly ever the gritty farmer with bad teeth, calluses and pit stains under his arm. One of the prestige jobs for socialites in the Third World is getting involved with international environmentalism. I asked about about this was and received a two reply: "leisure activism".Here's a proposal. Make sure all environmental movements are headquartered in equatorial Africa and mandate see how many "spokesmen" apply.