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Domingo, 23 / 02 / 20

The US Military Pollutes More Than 140 Countries Combined

The US Military Pollutes More Than 140 Countries Combined.

By Alanna Ketler, 

Staff Writer 

Collective Evolution.

 

Posted February 21, 2020 by Edward Morgan

 
 



In Brief


    The Facts:



The US Military generates more waste than almost 140 countries.

    Reflect On:

Given that our governments appear to have a regard for environmental welfare and “climate change” shouldn’t we work towards less military to protect our planet?


 

 
As more awareness is raised and the concern for our planet and protection of our environment grows it’s clear that many people do care about minimizing their ecological footprint with the intention of making an effort to protect our planet. On the surface, it appears that our governments really want to make a difference as well, with all the emphasis put towards climate change and the media’s obsession with activist Greta Thunberg as well as the impending carbon tax that people will undoubtedly line up to pay.
But what really gets under my skin is the idea that people believe the government and corporations as a whole genuinely care about our environment. If they did, wouldn’t there be many more regulations already in place that ban the sale of millions of disposable plastic water bottles? We wouldn’t be shipping our recycling to foreign countries to be disposed of, and thus out of sight out of mind to the consumer and we certainly wouldn’t be pumping the military full of oil, waste and very environmentally unfriendly practices.

If We Want To Drastically Reduce Pollution We Must Drastically Change This War Machine

You may be shocked to learn that the U.S. military is one of the largest polluters in history and creates more waste and pollution than the majority most countries around the world. This comes despite the fact that we are led to believe that protecting our environment is a top priority for our government officials and those who we look towards to make the best decisions on behalf of the public.
According to information obtained by The Conversation through the Freedom of Information Act, a study proved that If the US military were its own country, the amount of fuel that it uses alone would make it the 47th largest emitter of greenhouse gasses.
Quartz put out an excellent article including many alarming statistics in regards to how much pollution the US military creates; here is a small excerpt,
In 2017, the US military bought about 269,230 barrels of oil a day and emitted more than 25,000 kilotons of carbon dioxide by burning those fuels. The US Air Force purchased $4.9 billion worth of fuel, and the Navy $2.8 billion, followed by the Army at $947 million and the Marines at $36 million.
The US military has been overlooked in numerous climate change studies because it is very difficult to access data from the Pentagon and various US government departments. The United States was granted an exemption for having to report any military emissions in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol which was then closed by the Paris Accord.

Not More Green, Less Military

There have been attempts to, for lack of a better term, “Go Green” by the U.S. military, such as increasing renewable electricity generation on bases, however, this doesn’t even put a dent on the amount of pollution that is created. Sure, it’s better than nothing, but the solution here is not going green, we don’t need more green, we need less military.

Deeper Than Climate Change

Okay, and now for a controversial opinion, the climate on the Earth is changing, in some places, it is much warmer than it has been in previous years and in other places it is colder. Yes, glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, but ice is also forming. Is this the result of human activity and the pollution of our planet or is this a natural cycle that the Earth goes through over and over again?
Please know that this is in no way taking the responsibility off our hands when it comes to polluting our planet. Regardless of whether or not climate change is in fact caused directly by human activity or not — is irrelevant to the fact that we should all be more mindful about what we are consuming and the waste we are personally creating on a daily basis. One of the most common arguments against the people who question whether or not climate change is caused by humans is the assumption that by merely questioning this we are attempting to justify the destruction of the environment.

Final Thoughts

Deep down, most of us do care about our planet and preserving it despite the fact that making the necessary changes in our lives is not a top priority for many who are way too busy just trying to survive and support their families. We are not as connected as our ancestors were with our Mother Earth, but most of us do have an innate desire to protect her.
When you consider the harm that the US Military alone is causing towards not only our environment but to our planet as a whole, including all of its inhabitants it may bring back the very important question, war — what is it good for?
ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, or perhaps we can awaken neutrality and see it as a wake up call to move towards shifting our consciousness away from the way war currently living and being. 

Alanna Ketler



 
 
 

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publicado por achama às 03:37
Sábado, 18 / 01 / 20

I Will Not Be Bullied Into Playing A Game That Killed My Mom

Prince Harry

 

By Alanna Ketler, Collective Evolution.

 

January 18, 2020

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

In Brief


    The Facts:


Last week Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle announced that they would be stepping down from their royal duties, and ultimately their life as royals.

    Reflect On:

Why do so many view powerful figures like the Royal's as gods? Is it time to end this type of perception?

 
 
Last week Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle announced that they would be stepping down from their royal duties, and ultimately their life as royals. This is pretty huge news. In regards to what prompted this decision there is certainly a lot we could speculate over, perhaps they want to distance themselves from the royal family because of the recent scandal involving Uncle Prince Andrew and the allegations against him being involved in child sex trafficking, maybe they simply want to get out of the public eye, or perhaps they see how the monarchy has already started to crumble and want to get out while they can.
 
Whatever the reason may be, it certainly seems to validate the massive shift in consciousness that is currently taking place on our planet and perhaps throughout the entire Universe. Some people have already been calling for the abolishment of the British monarchy after the Queen passes away, as many feel this system is very archaic in this day and age.
On The Surface
 
It was reported that the Queen had no idea of Harry and Meaghan’s decision before it was announced, and inside sources have told reporters that the “monarchy has never been seen in such a bad state.” (source)
 
Longtime friend of Prince Harry, JJ Chalmers, made an insightful comment during an interview on BBC’s The One on January 10th, stating that he feels Harry likely made this decision in order to “protect his family” and was simply attempting to put his family first and do what was right for them. The details regarding what Harry might be wanting to “protect his family” from weren’t disclosed.
 
A video that has gained a lot of popularity on social media over the past week or so, being retweeted over 70,000 times since being posted on January 8th, is an interview of Harry himself discussing the need to protect his family.
 
Prince Harry said what he said and I’m here to remind you. Period. pic.twitter.com/t1dyZ8Tt3A
 
 (@meghanysl) January 9, 2020
 
 
In another clip from that same interview we can clearly hear Harry saying that, “I will not be bullied into playing the same game that killed my mom.”
 
 
“I will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mom” OOF pic.twitter.com/DBK1sNXDZn
 
— Nardos (@lvnlavidanardos) January 10, 2020
 
 
How’s The Queen Taking The News?
 
This past Monday, January 13th a meeting took place to address Harry’s decision. According to CNN.com,
 
The highly unusual meeting was called after the couple’s bombshell announcement last week that they wished to step back from their roles as senior members of the royal family. The Queen was joined at the summit by Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry, while Meghan was due to have dialed in from Canada.
 
After a crisis meeting of senior royals at the Queen’s Sandringham estate north of London, the Queen said she had agreed that Prince Harry and Meghan could split their time between the UK and Canada but that “complex matters” would have to be resolved. The monarch said she had ordered final plans to be drawn up in the next few days.
 
In a statement after the meeting, the Queen said the family would have preferred the couple to “remain full-time working members of the royal family,” but that they “respect and understand” Prince Harry and Meghan’s “wish to live a more independent life.”
 
The Queen said the family had “very constructive discussions on the future of my grandson and his family” during the meeting, adding that they are “entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan’s desire to create a new life as a young family.”
 
There were “complex matters for my family to resolve,” and no final agreement had been reached, particularly over Harry and Meghan’s desire to become “financially independent.”
 
“There is some more work to be done, but I have asked for final decisions to be reached in the coming days,” the Queen said in the statement.
 
Going A Bit Deeper
 
When we look at what happened to “the game that killed William and Harry’s mum,” she was harassed relentlessly by the media, and ultimately ended in a fatal car crash. However, there is a lot of controversy behind this official story. Many believe that Princess Diana was against the monarchy in some ways and was attempting to break free from it’s clutches and even potentially expose some of their secrets, and thus believe that her death was no accident, but rather that she was silenced by being taken out by the Royal family.
 
Are Harry and Meaghan stepping away because they refuse to continue to be harassed by paparazzi, or are they making a bold statement and declaring their values by taking a stance that shows that they no longer wish to be affiliated with or support the Royal family? Could this signify the beginning of the end for the British monarchy? Only time will tell.


 
Alanna Ketler
 
 

 
 

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No religious or political creed is advocated here.

Organised religion is unnecessary to spirituality.

Excellent teachings of the masters have been contaminated by the dogmatic control of these religions.

Discernment yes; judgement does not.
If you use discernment you are free to research with an open mind. 

With discernment it is possible to reach the spirit of the letter of any writing and it is also much easier to listen to the voice of the soul that comes from the heart.
Individually you can be helped to find your Truth that is different of everyone. 


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