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Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Environmentalists turn 'mother' nature into 'Rights Bearing Entity'

"One of the most radical alterations in the self definition of humankind has just occurred in Ecuador and the world snoozes. But the radical environmental movement sees what is happening and is cheering...

"Well, here's the problem: Even if you want to thwart the evil international corporations, the [Equadorian] constitution doesn't just do that. It makes NATURE a RIGHTS BEARER that is co-equal with people. That means the provision will apply as harshly against the subsistence farmer as the corporation, who being part of the power structure, will often escape the snare."

Read more here.

This happens when you hug a tree too long!

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