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Right now, our government is like a lenient, neglectful parent, that lets us run wild with our consumerist urges. There is no structure to let us know when we have gone over board, no consequences for our ‘not so green’ actions. If we stay with the parenting metaphor, you and I both know this is a sure recipe for disaster. I also realize I go back and forth, between the need to take personal responsibility, and the need for a Big Daddy to keep me in check. My ego would like to think that I have the strength to be a responsible green citizen. When I get real, I get in touch with my weakness, and my need for help from something greater than me. Bid Daddy? The patriarchy is still very much a part of our lives, isn’t it?

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