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posted 20 May 2002 06:33 PM      Profile for spitzit     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Because we can!

This statement is all that there is in the way of answers to many of to-days' questions."Because we can." Maybe someday it will also be our epitaph for our species that seems headed on a fast train to hell. We creatures, compared to any others on this multifarious planet, seem the most out of place and yet are the most destructive. How is it that we have come so far and still act as primitives? How is it we can create weapons that can completely destroy half the earth's population or pinpoint and hit a target like a flea on your behind from a thousand miles away; Yet we know so little about ourselves or about living in harmony? Pardon me while I'm sentimental here but in our hurry to go nowhere, we missed the boat. We can take a page from our native brothers "Lets leave a place as we found it!" not "Better than before!" Just like it was is sufficient.
We suffer from having "to live with what we got," because we don't have the courage or incentive to change. Our system of government, we so righteously defend, is outdated and doesn't work. We only have to take a close look at those who we elect to the job to find a poor collection of misfits or those who wouldn't or couldn't be in any other type of work. In spite of this, if the system had good results, we would excuse the makeup of the government but that is not the case. In Canada few people west of the Ontario border get representation or any helpful federal answers to their concerns; in fact this is the case in the north and outlying areas. Clout of tax dollars and large party centers get all the attention. If we spent less on image, hired only qualified financial experts to manage our tax dollars and filled our needs with only those people who had Canada's interest in mind, then we would be better off. We can and should design a more effective and proper government not settle for the relics of a dead and forgettable era. This we can do but to look foward, we have to open our eyes!

From: big lake b.c. | Registered: May 2002  |  IP: Logged
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posted 20 May 2002 06:55 PM      Profile for hibachi   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Chrome the Moon!
From: Toronto, Ont. | Registered: Jul 2001  |  IP: Logged
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posted 20 May 2002 06:59 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Oh man, I just googled "Chrome" and "Moon" on the off, off chance...

And sure enough:

Chrome the Moon - FAQ


From: I've got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell. | Registered: May 2001  |  IP: Logged
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posted 24 May 2002 10:18 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Earth First!

We'll Mine the Other Planets Later!

From: that enchanted place on the top of the Forest | Registered: Jul 2001  |  IP: Logged
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posted 27 May 2002 12:48 PM      Profile for Briguy     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Ahh...Usenet. I used to participate on the group. We were of course using irony to point out the stupidity of unfettered development. And otherwise avoiding finishing our labs and reports. Some people would join the group thinking we were serious, and the number that were all for the idea was a little frightening. Good times.

From: No one is arguing that we should run the space program based on Physics 101. | Registered: Nov 2001  |  IP: Logged

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