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I introduced to you Balagon Cultural Creatives in a previous post and I also mentioned that come Earth Day, our first event would be a free market. We called it Tao Tao, literally meaning people giving, our version of free market newconomy. Well, the very next day, I promptly wrote the city mayor regarding the event. I’m posting the letter here since it explains much about the BC Creatives and the event we wanted to hold.
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An inconvenient path

In honor of the graduation of 1,000 new climate leaders this week, I again watched the Academy Award winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth (AIT).

I first watched AIT for free in a mall on the Earthday of 2007, and a few more times after. The very first time I saw the movie, I was truly startled, but my reaction would be best described as a combination of anger and despair. I felt it was so unfair for people to be suffering so much when they contribute so little to the carbon pollution. And I felt so helpless, feeling that there was nothing I could do to help solve such a gargantuan crisis. Continue reading