Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Global Addictions--Money and Oil
Back in the late 70s after the energy crisis of the mid 70s, President Jimmy Carter was trying to tell Americans we were using too much oil and too much nonrenewable energy in a polite and palatable way. Americans were in denial. Current "speak" for this is "addiction". We are still in denial but now Al Gore is devoting his life to an world intervention. This article was just published on CNN. It gets to the heart of the matter of our global addictions oil and money. Addiction to money will trump any other addiction almost always.