This blog chronicles the importance of and efforts to return to Mother Earth in spirit and in body. This journey is not one of primitivism or reenactment of an earlier age. It's hope is to inspire me to find the middle ground between necessities of the 21st Century, the need to find a simpler way of life, and our ethical responsibility to protect the land and preserve our natural resources.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

10 reasons life is too complicated

1. The average American sees more than 1,000 pieces of paid advertising every day.
2. At the present rate of consumption, fossil fuel supplies will be exhausted by 2015.
3. The average woman's purse contains 35 separate objects.
4. The average American in his lifetime spends an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.
5. More people speak fluent Klingon than Hebrew.
6. In the U.S., a pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.
7. The cruise liner, QE2, moves 6 inches for each gallon of diesel fuel that it burns.
8. Today, a new car costs more than Columbus' voyages to and from the New World.
9. More calories are burned while sleeping than when watching television.
10. A 1999 survey of 25,500 standard English-language dictionary words found that 93% of them have been registered as dot-coms.

2 Comments:

Blogger warm fuzzy said...

hi...just passing through on "next blog" and your blog struck me as interesting.

#9 - how is that possible?

Happy blogging :)

Sunday, July 16, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Super color scheme, I like it! Good job. Go on.
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Wednesday, July 19, 2006  

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