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Monday, June 02, 2014

What Jesus doesn't like

From the pope's Monday homily ... "there are things that Jesus doesn't like," he said, such as married couples "who don't want children ....

Meanwhile, on the planet where I live .....

[...] A 2009 study of the relationship between population growth and global warming determined that the “carbon legacy” of just one child can produce 20 times more greenhouse gas than a person will save by driving a high-mileage car, recycling, using energy-efficient appliances and light bulbs, etc. Each child born in the United States will add about 9,441 metric tons of carbon dioxide to the carbon legacy of an average parent. The study concludes, “Clearly, the potential savings from reduced reproduction are huge compared to the savings that can be achieved by changes in lifestyle.”


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