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BLUE

AKA The Evolution of an Environmentalist – Part 3 continued from “The Evolution of an Environmentalist – Part 2″ To understand what the BLUE movement is, we need to understand what it grows out of – dead environmentalism. Environmentalism is … Continue reading

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From the mouths of babes…

The secret of eternal youth is arrested development. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth. (Eventually dubbed “Washington’s other monument,” Teddy Roosevelt’s rambunctious daughter raised hell in her hometown…for nearly nine decades. Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin. … Continue reading

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Eco-Anxiety

In March 2008, I had my first letter to the editor published! It was in San Francisco magazine in response to their cover story from February titled Green with Worry about how people are stressing themselves out trying to be … Continue reading

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The evolution of an “Environmentalist” – Part 2

Continued from Part 1… So, as I declared my major in Environmental Economics, I became a Consumer Activist, even though I had no more money than every other starving college student. What this meant was that I started shopping at … Continue reading

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The evolution of an “Environmentalist” – Part 1

Am I an environmentalist? Originally, no. I came to “environmentalism” through a belief in the value and worth of human beings. The logic is thus: *I like humans. I like living. *Humans need water, air, food, shelter to live.*Humans are … Continue reading

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