Do you have a voice in government?


From 2016: no less relevant today in 2020.

The Waterthrush Blog

I bet rarely would people respond that they feel well-represented in government. I know I’m not well-represented when I long for a revolution in renewable energy but one of my senators is the guy who thinks snowballs in winter refute anthropogenic global warming. I can’t count on that guy to represent my world view in Washington. That’s okay (well, not really), but he’s my senator not my puppet. It would be weird if he was in lockstep with me.

I’m into even wackier stuff, too.  I want to see aggressive campaigns to help slow human population growth.  While I’m a fan of economic strength, I’m not a fan of economic growth – I’d prefer a steady-state economy that operates within the confines of renewable natural resource availability. Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 10.23.00 AM

These are some seriously fringe ideas and, even though they are grounded in science, I don’t expect these mantles to be…

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1 Response to Do you have a voice in government?

  1. zita666479 says:

    Slower population growth would be ideal; the chances of that happening is next to nil. My oldest has recognized that there are plenty of children without a family. She wants to adopt and I think that is fantastic 😁

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