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The Sea Cat
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Re: Our Sacred Land
Sep 07, 2011, 14:58
Sanctuary wrote:
tjj wrote:
This has been a very interesting discussion and like any good debate - challenging at times. What no one has mentioned though is the burden that new developments places on our rivers, which I also consider to be sacred. The River Kennet for example always 'runs' dry near to its source in the summer - I've mentioned before that it used to service the new housing development on the southern edge of Swindon. I suppose we have accepted by now that the water that comes out of our taps has flushed a few toilets in it the past.

The time is not far away when water will become as expensive an utility as power - yet it always seems to be left out of the ecology argument of wind farms/solar heating, etc. Not hard to see why clean, clear springs were held in such reverence by our ancestors.

Nicely put June.


As our natural resources continue to dwindle, the insanity continues:

http://www.fleetstreetinvest.co.uk/commodities/water/water-to-become-precious-as-oil-00022.html
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