By Terri Anderson
January 28, 2010
Wow, I read your letter and you definately have some pent up
anger. There are counselors out there that will help you. You
should be careful with the word ignorant.
The difference between ignorant and another word, is ignorance
is not knowing, stupidity is believing everything your told with
no research to find out if it's true and then degrading someone
I think there is a mistrust with a lot of environmentalist groups,
by there own doing. I have read lots of sales pitches to save
the earth and I find a lot of them deceiving, some are not even
true and I have seen families and communities here in SE torn
apart by and financially ruined by the hands of environmentalist
groups. Stretching the truth or plain lying to receive money
to support a cause is just not right (and that is the motive
of a lot of these so called earth savers - money). A lot of
our active groups aren't even citizens of Alaska, many haven't
even been here.
The "GREEN MOVEMENT" is a multi-billion dollar business
in this country. These groups are funded privately and I'm sure
they also receive federal dollars directly or indirectly through
grants. Tax payers money, my money, your money. I don't want
my tax dollars going toward funding these expeditions, these
passions, these put your life on hold to save the world people.
Let them go out and get a real job and pay there own way with
their hobbies like the rest of us. I think people in SE have
had environmentalists shoved down there throat for so long they
are tired of it. These people are hard working people that just
want to provide for their families. I have never known a rich
logger, but I have seen some very rich environmentalists.
If you have a passion and believe
in it great, but don't try and push it on the rest of us.
Oh, and my opinion is simple Example: Green Peace - Give me money
(GREEN) and there will be peace. Extremists will never compromise,
and well compromising is a fact of life, and nobody likes to
be told what to do, so there will always be butting heads on
Question - do tree huggers use toilet paper (that's a lot of
trees over a life time). If all the tree huggers quit using
wood products, that wood chuck wouldn't have to chuck so much
wood. Do as I say, not as I do, think about it. Sounds kinda
of hypocritical, doesn't it.
Hypocrisy is the act of persistently pretending to hold beliefs,
opinions, virtues, feelings, qualities, or standards that one
does not actually hold. Hypocrisy is thus a kind of lie.
Maybe, if they practiced what they preached then, more people
would believe in the "Cause".
Thanks for reading, God Bless all Hard Working Alaskans and their
families. And well that's all I have to say about that.
About: " An Alaskan who
belives that every Alaskan has the right to have a job to make
enough money to feed their families without interference from
Received January 28, 2009 -
Published January 28, 2010
By James Schenk
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