Last updated on July 2nd, 2017 at 01:27 pm
Philosophy professor Martin Bunzl:
I spend most of my waking hours worrying about how to reduce my output of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
If that’s all you’re doing, problem solved.
Yet my behavior seems to march to a different drummer.
It sure does; Bunzl craves a HumVee and is the ashamed owner of the world’s filthiest hedge trimmer (“a behemoth when it comes to producing carbon dioxide”). How does Bunzl think his vile urges might be controlled?
Don’t clutter my world with things I should not have. Don’t dangle them in front of me, creating desire, only to then try to have me renounce them. Just ban the damn two-cycle hedge trimmer and let me be done with the matter.
Via Paco, who – in the manner of sane people everywhere – generally doesn’t buy something if he doesn’t think he should. Although visitors to Seville, Spain, are encouraged to spend, spend, spend at Paco’s latest money-spinning venture:
(Pic by Corey H.)