Thursday, June 27, 2013

World Peace Day

Posted on Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 4:00 AM

I think war should always be included in environmental discussions. It should be included as a cause of environmental destruction and extinction of animals. The physical suffering is obvious. The main contribution war has to a polluted, unhealthy earth is the distraction of so much creative energy that at this time could be used for a better purpose.

Earth Day kind of speaks to less violence against our beautiful planet, but not very much about how violence toward each other correlates to our environmental troubles. I have been thinking a World Peace Day might help.

Gary LeDeau

Arlee

Editor’s note: The United Nations recognizes Sept. 21 at the International Day of Peace, sometimes known as World Peace Day.

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