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BUFFY SUMMERS (unknown) - 1981–2001
She saved the world
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
We Made it Dirty, So, We Own it.
To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.
- Theodore Roosevelt
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF MODERN, INDUSTRIAL, CONSUMING SOCIETY
1. War 2. Over-population 3. Oil 4. Climate Change
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
- Bertrand Russell
In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but though shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
- Leviticus 19:18, c. 1000 B.C.
The only lesson history has taught us is that man has not yet learned anything from history.
- George Bernard Shaw
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
- Reinhold Niebuhr
Three-fourths of the miseries and misunderstandings in the world will disappear if we step into the shoes of our adversaries and understand their standpoint.
- Mahatma Gandhi
The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.
- Douglas Adams
How to save the planet
- Start by switching off the light when you don’t need it.
- Get a bicycle.
- Consume less.
- Google ‘Green Living’.
- By turning down your central heating thermostat one degree, fuel consumption is cut by as much as 10%.
- Insulating your attic reduces the amount of energy loss in most houses by up to 20%.
- If just 25% of U.S. families used 10 fewer plastic bags a month, we would save over 2.5 BILLION bags a year.
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