You reduce, reuse and recycle. You turn down plastic and paper. You avoid out-of-season grapes. You do all the right things.This is the kind of thing people love to read, a relief. And yet, it is, we here at the TYDK would argue, short-sighted, a view of the trees that purports to be a view of the forest. It has put us in mind of this, which is where this post takes its title, "And Yet."
Just know that it won’t save the tuna, protect the rain forest or stop global warming. The changes necessary are so large and profound that they are beyond the reach of individual action.
Right! Nothing you do matters!
Posted by .Robert Sullivan at Thursday, September 08, 2011