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OIL SPILL: Are we the Earth’s caretakers?

Letter by Norm Eklund, Bonney Lake on June 29, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 31 Comments »
June 29, 2010 12:58 pm

They say a picture is sometimes worth a thousand words so maybe the A.P. photo Friday qualifies (TNT, 6-25). The sign on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast read: “Support Deep Water Drilling.” I’m not kidding.

Some say that drilling offshore will ultimately ruin the economy in the gulf while others contend that NOT drilling will do the same. Apparently we’re on the horns of a dilemma (or gusher).

Since the South is by far the most religious part of the country, I wonder how Southerners view the biblical command that we’re all to be stewards or caretakers of the Earth, including its waters and shores? Hmmm…

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