I take water for granted.
I'm probably the world's worst about leaving the water faucet running too long, using too much when showering, and shoot, I get my car washed a couple of times weekly.
I'm honestly kind of ashamed of this, especially when there is a Global Water Crisis. Yes, a crisis.
Did you know that 842,000+ people die annually around the globe because of inadequate drinking water? That is more than 2,300 daily.
Back in 1998, my friend George Greene and a few engineers...
“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”
-- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
There was a time when I thought my love of weird, uncommon films was unique in my area. And then....
“The reason there will be no change is because the people who stand to lose from change have all the power. And the people who stand to gain from change have none of the power.” -Machiavelli
Do we really want to end worldwide poverty? That sounds like a stupid question, but the more you study the current Global Aid System, the question seems a lot less irrelevant.