This just makes me really SICK

From: Marvin Johnston <>
Date: Mon Jan 26 19:23:05 2004

Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Jan 2004, Marvin Johnston wrote:
> > A saying I happen to like is there would be no such thing as the
> > Environmental Movement t'were it not for scientific illiteracy. If the
> > goal were *really* to clean up pollution, then we would not be dealing
> > with countries whose idea of waste disposal is to dump it in the river.
> Yes, and this would still be going on were it not for the reporter that
> traveled to China and took photographs of streams piled with waste and
> little bare-footed kids picking parts out of scary looking electronic

I am not talking about electronic scrap, but rather some of the
manufacturing methods that were (are?) being used overseas. And that
applies to a LOT of things that are manufactured overseas (and I *think*
primarily from Asian countries.)

I will still maintain that cleaning up "polution" is not the goal except
perhaps for those idealistic folks who believe the media and other rot
with that regard. Right now, pollution is associated with mom and apple
pie, and that by itself is enough to show that emotions rather than
facts are being used to drive the environmental movement. A rather
dangerous situation :(.
Received on Mon Jan 26 2004 - 19:23:05 GMT

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