In Order To Survive, We Must Protect Our Planet

For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. Jacques Cousteau.

This morning I wrote a long post about Cousteau’s words. Then as I began the process of posting my meditation disappeared, as if Cousteau said, “my words are sufficient.”

So I’ll leave Jacques words to you for your thoughts and meditation except to add:

When we are intimate with our environment, we are intimate with God.

 

About the author

Webb Hubbell, former Associate Attorney General of the United States, is an author and lecturer. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, and A Game Of Inches, are published by Beaufort Books and are available online, in your local bookstore, or you can order autographed copies at webbhubbell.com. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps Won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller.

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  1. I agree with that. I find the whole debate about climate change to be depressing. To continue to focus on who or what caused it or if it is, in fact, actually happening, is burying our heads in the sand. If the seas do continue to rise, then our coasts are facing serious, perhaps catastrophic, consequences. Billions in losses of real estate values that lead to a commensurate amount of real estate tax losses. Businesses identify and try to prepare for all kinds of risk. Where are our, local, state and federal governments?

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