For explaining why humans are odd
To Varki and Brower we applaud
A great mystery they solved
With denial we evolved
And created the Higgs, overshoot, and God
California Senate candidate: “We’re all going to die”
Take all of the rich people’s money, put it toward fighting climate change. Then, take all of the poor people’s money, put that toward fighting climate change. Basically, nobody gets money anymore until no more climate change.
Withdraw military from Middle East. Deploy military in people’s driveways to make sure they’re not taking unnecessary trips, driving when they could be walking, etc …
A small sample of an impressive portfolio…
I’m O.K. with more BAU—
It’s better than being all through;
The truth is, my friend,
I don’t want it to end,
And neither, I’m betting, do you.
We’d be smart to shut our damn yaps
And keep this doom stuff under wraps:
If we kept it hush-hush,
We might put off the rush
To inevitable collapse.
But it doesn’t take a savant
To excuse being nonchalant:
Once we admit
That we can’t change jack shit,
It doesn’t matter what we want.
Rational Animals: An Oxymoron
What logical reasoning gave
To us since we came from the cave
Sure got lots of ink
And changed how we think
But not the way we behave.