Life vs. Productivity: "What Would You Live and Die to Protect?"

Sunday, 05 September 2010 08:52 By Dahr Jamail, t r u t h o u t | Op-Ed | name.

Life vs. Productivity: "What Would You Live and Die to Protect?"
People in Louisiana expressing their feelings about the BP oil disaster. (Photo: Erika Blumenfeld © 2010)

"It is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself, when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks." -Malcolm X

If someone broke into your house, pinned down your loved ones and began pouring poison down their throats, would you stop that person?

What if someone poured crude oil all over your crops and livestock? Wouldn't you try to stop them from doing it?


 
Oyster beds soaked in BP oil. (Photo: Erika Blumenfeld © 2010)

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