Monday, May 27, 2013


Imprisoned Planet
The burial of the Earth ... will that be at Arlington National Cemetery?

Recently regular readers know that we discussed how religion played a part in addicting civilization to the "oil drug" which now endangers civilization in multiple ways (The Universal Smedley - 2).

Now, along the line of Oil-Qaeda and  Oilah Akbar! Oilah Akbar! comes the notion of the "Terrarists":
"We have a word for the conscious slaughter of a racial or ethnic group: genocide.  And one for the conscious destruction of aspects of the environment: ecocide.  But we don’t have a word for the conscious act of destroying the planet we live on, the world as humanity had known it until, historically speaking, late last night. A possibility might be “terracide” from the Latin word for earth. It has the right ring, given its similarity to the commonplace danger word of our era: terrorist.

The truth is, whatever we call them, it’s time to talk bluntly about the terrarists of our world.  Yes, I know, 9/11 was horrific.  Almost 3,000 dead, massive towers down, apocalyptic scenes.  And yes, when it comes to terror attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings weren’t pretty either.  But in both cases, those who committed the acts paid for or will pay for their crimes.

In the case of the terrarists -- and here I’m referring in particular to the men who run what may be the most profitable corporations on the planet, giant energy companies like ExxonMobil, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, BP, and Shell -- you’re the one who’s going to pay, especially your children and grandchildren. You can take one thing for granted: not a single terrarist will ever go to jail, and yet they certainly knew what they were doing."
(The Biggest Criminal Enterprise in History). This is something we should have been seriously discussing fifty years ago (Is 'Insanity' A Valid Defense To Ecocide? - 3).

Propaganda from the epigovernment prevented even thinking about it, so here we are as slaves to the fossil fuel industries (MOMCOM: The Private Parts - 5).

Monsanto is one of the players in the terrarist crowd, so it experienced worldwide protests, on Saturday, against its terrarism (see here, here, here, and here).

We are all watching this very day as the planet itself becomes a memorial.

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