If we don't use fossil fuels, we'll be hurting god's feelings. So sayeth people of (a certain kind of) faith.
Fischer likened the situation to a birthday present he was given at the age of six.
“I opened up a birthday present that I didn’t like, and I said it right out, ‘Oh, I don’t like those,’” the radio host recalled. “And it just crushed — and the person that gave me gift was there. You know, I just kind of blurted it out, ‘I don’t like those.’ And it just crushed that person. It was enormously insensitive of me to do that.
“And you think, that’s kind of how we’re treating God when he’s given us these gifts of abundant and inexpensive and effective fuel sources,” Fischer added. “And we don’t thank him for it and we don’t use it.”
“You know, God has buried those treasures there because he loves to see us find them.”In that context, I wonder what they say about toking on a blunt once in a while... And what about all those poppies?
[The image, sent by a good friend, is of Seattle the day after the election legalizing marijuana. I don't know where she got it. (Actually, it's a real pic of real fog, from years back.)]