Nearly a thousand years ago
Christian mystic Hildegard of Bingen wrote a description of the environment that
could have been written today.
The western world, Christianity, practices a theology of domination.
Taken from Genesis, God gives Adam dominion over the earth.
For many Christians this has become a license to exploit the world in any way we
Our own government ignores the consequences of our terrible polluting so that
they can perpetuate the wealth of the industries that support their campaigns
for office. Such short-sidedness for wealth and power will leave our children
with a world of environmental catastrophe.
In the West the philosophy seems to be get as much as you can, and do whatever
it takes to keep it.
The United States spends billions on military expenditures yearly with no end in
sight, but why?
With the firepower we currently have we could blow up the world. Why do we need
to continue to expand the capability 21,000 times over.*
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"God as Nature Sees
God", Reverend John R. Mabry MA*
~for the cost of two fighter aircraft ($45 million) 300,000 hand pumps could be
installed in Third World villages to get safe water.
~for the cost of a Trident sub. ($1.4 billion) a five year universal child
immunization program against deadly diseases, preventing one million deaths a
~~for the cost of one nuclear test ($12 million) 40,000 community health workers
could be trained in Third World communities.
Do we fear our enemies more than
we love our children?
The legacy we are leaving our children is one of violence and excessiveness.