Monday, December 29, 2008

Don't call me an Environmentalist.

I do not want to breathe poisonous air.

I do not want to drink foul water.

That does not make me an environmentalist.

That makes me a normal human being.

Don't call me an environmentalist because I want to breathe clean air and drink clean water.

That's like calling a boy who wants to read an "aggressive pro-reading radical."

That's like calling a girl who does not want to be raped a "hardcore anti-rape protester."

That's like calling a family who does not want to become human slaves "unyielding anti-slavery partisans."

That's like calling a starving baby an "anti-hunger activist."

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