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"I've never seen so many people."

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Thanks to Malcolm Baird for bringing our attention to the following very remarkable and beautiful and beautifully done video called "HOME":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqxENMKaeCU


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A couple of weeks ago I returned from a week in Ahmedabad and New Delhi, India.

I've never seen so many people.

And cars, trucks, scooters, taxis, camel-drawn trailers, bicycles, tricycles, and even steers and cows in the freeways.

It was very very dry, and dusty in most places.

Including the atmosphere.

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The very beautiful video linked to above points out the terrible problems India has with overpopulation and a nearly complete failure to provide adequate water for human needs.

The people I met were very nice and hospitable and well-educated

".and adaptable. Apparently we all are.

For the time being.

--Ross McCluney

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Text selections taken from the video's sound track:

Let's face the facts. We must believe what we know. All we have just seen is a reflection of human behavior. We have shaped the Earth in our image. We have very little time to change. How can this century carry the burden of 9 billion human beings if we refuse to be called to account for everything we alone have done?

20% of the world's population consumes 80% of its resources.

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For 30 years Dr. McCluney was principal research scientist at the Florida Solar Energy Center, a research institute of the University of Central Florida. He holds B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in physics and has published over 60 popular and (more...)
 

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