Monday, January 22, 2007

Environmentalism Racist?

Here is another interesting fact put forward by Michael Crichton:

"I conclude that most environmental 'principles' (such as sustainable development or the precautionary principle) have the effect of preserving the economic advantages of the West and thus constitute modern imperialism toward the developing world. It is a nice way of saying, 'We got ours and we don't want you to get yours, because you'll cause too much pollution.'"

1 comment:

roy said...

that is certainly the case here in Santa Barbara where "environmentalism" is always used as an excuse to exclude affordable housing but rarely is used to condemn the fok who already have...