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with the problem of self-destruction.
We shall not be able to diminish
and appreciate its seriousness.
Voices in the Dark
these days are very scary.
My generation may be one of the first
generations where a lot of us die...
...not of old age.
Because a lot of us may not make it there.
Global warming... it's gonna do this
...like another ice age or something.
I think we're all fucked. All of us.
I think most of us in this room are
gonna die before we reach...
I don't believe that we would
wipe ourselves out entirely.
we can probably fall down to...
There's gotta be a way. There's
gotta be a way to live through it...
Once we're able to look at the world
without blinders and see the
of the way that the world works...
I generally just feel like
everything is out of balance.
Nothing that I can do will make
any impact on the planet.
We're living a way that doesn't work.
We have to live a way that does work.
So it's gonna change.
Washington. You can't change what's
happening over in Iraq.
"We've met the enemy and he is us. "
be OK. You kinda have to to keep going.
There was a time in my life when I
slowly making my way forward
through a fast food drive thru.
I'd get to the window and they'd hand
And as i waited for me change. . .
off in the distance. . .
And as the full force of the
...as the icy cold of my overturned
Coke seeped into my jeans...
I'd think to myself...
... what a way to go.
Yeah I think that we might
wipe ourselves off the Earth.
Definitely. I feel like that's where we're headed.
the real needs...
And we're just scrambling
if we buy this lipstick and that
to everybody else why is not as destructive.
All the rest of the life on Earth.
I was born in the American Midwest, central
Mlchlgan, the "water winter wonderland".
I was raised in the arms of an extended
...solid, hard working, quiet, giving.
sense of place, and a surety of security.
And I was born into stories.
and the right way to live.
Stories about God and country, about
community, loyalty, steadfastness, and resolve.
Stories about the role and place
of humans on this planet.
Stories about our relationship
I was born into stories.
Nobody told me these stories.
They didn't have to.
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