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Old 03-04-2014, 07:28 PM   #52
redhawk
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Here's the problem. Pointing a finger at China, whom we have no control over should have nothing at all to do with whether this country and we "Superior" Americans take responsibility for cutting the co@, etc as much as we can.

My neighbor doesn't recycle, so by that line of reasoning, neither should I. Nor should I drive acar that is economical because most Americans want to drive SUV's or trucks. I shouldn't keep my thermostat at 65 during the day and 50 at night because most other people don't.

I just had a different upbringing. One of the things that I was taught was that true freedom is making decisions on what I think is right, not what other people do or don't do. and I was taught that the right decision is based on it's overall impact on everyone, not just my own self centered, self serving wishes.

But I guess that time is long past. However I will continue to base my actions on what I think is best for my progeny in the future.
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