Carrots and Sticks

In the EDITH Syndrome I talked about how I would do my bit to save humans and the world as we know it by offering head-bonking stories. There are two types of bonks. Nice wake-up calls that show the good we do as we act in alignment with nature. Those are carrots.

baby-sloth-eating-carrot

  The nasty bonker points out, well, the nasties. Stories of what we do that leads us away from nature, sanity, preservation of natural resources and a future for humans. That would be the stick. 

monkey with stick

 Both carrot and stick point to links that made sense to me and I wanted to share. If you have any, bring ’em on.

monkey with stickWe’re subsidizing the wrong thing. Dammit! the G20 countries are spending $88 billion a year subsidizing exploration for new fossil fuels.” No, that’s not the oil subsidy. That’s just for finding more non-renewable resources to bankrupt the planet. Simple solutions are proposed. They could happen. If our priorities were people and planet and only then profit.  STICK.

baby-sloth-eating-carrotThis is awesome! How about a local food economy. In the poorest neighborhoods. That’s serious value. CARROT

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