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“What matters is am I doing the right thing?”

“It’s so easy to look at the big picture and get completely disheartened. … What we need to remember is what is my own personal moral obligation. When I wake up each day thinking about what I might do from that perspective … when I come at it from a deep sense of moral obligation, it really doesn’t matter what the results are. What matters is am I doing the right thing, and am I doing all I can right now at this time of crisis?


That’s Dahr Jamail, author of The End of Ice, discussing climate change with Amy Goodman this week on Democracy Now.

The moral challenge of our time

In this reply to a Cal Thomas column [“Ice breaking climate change fears”, 2013-09-19], we challenge this so-called “man of values” with a very simple value: If you make a mess, clean it up.

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