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Ignorance, Attachment and Aversion

Posted Feb 23 2010 5:53am

 

Sierra Club Canada was called extremist last week by a Saskatchewan radio personality in an article published in the Regina Star Phoenix.

Why is a bald father of three who is concerned about what kind of future his daughters will have an “extremist”? Why is wasting a billion dollars of taxpayers’ money not a matter of concern to a person with Mr. Gormley’s political outlook? These are questions that had my head shaking this week.

For our society to progress and flourish we must eliminate: ignorance, attachment and aversion. Mr. Gormley appears to be clinging tightly to all three. His path of pointing figures and calling names is a symptom.

The well-funded disinformation campaign of the climate change deniers is playing on our ignorance of science, our attachment to our lifestyle and our aversion to change.

Read More: http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/john-bennett/blog/ignorance-attachment-and-aversion

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