“For Me God Is Truth,” Gandhi declared in his autobiography “The Story of My Experiments with Truth.”
For the second time in 2016 editors and Olivia McClure of THE ADVOCATE had the courage to write about ”Vibrio Vulnificus”, a flesh-eating bacteria lurking in the Gulf of Mexico.
Corporations and promoters of tourism declared after the spill “The water is fine, come back to the Gulf Coast for vacationing.” Dick Empson however encountered the inhospitable Gulf bacteria and Doctors had to remove part of his leg. (ADVOCATE, 17 July 2016)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is not an environmental organization. ORNL is a branch of the US Department of Energy (DOE) responsible for assembling nuclear weapons, the most dangerous threats to our global environment.
“Two researchers from ORNL, Curtis Travis and Sheri Hester, have just published a new study of chemical contamination of planet Earth and confirmed what many people already knew: the entire surface is polluted.” Source: Environmental Science & Technology Vol. 25, No. 5(May 1991), pgs 814-819.
Pope Francis issued Laudate Si, an encyclical (letter to the world) about everyone’s invitation to care for “our common home.”
Pope Francis and other religious leaders are telling all of us that protecting our air, water, and soil are moral, ethical matters of justice, not just “political issues” to be avoided.
Again Gandhi: “My devotion to Truth has drawn me into the field of politics.” (My Experiments With Truth)