At Work in the Garden of Good and Evil

November 23rd, 2017 · 12 mins 57 secs

About this Episode

It is time we realized there’s a little bit of each in all of us and in all that we do.

I have a smoky old eighties sports car which I drive, usually too fast, for a few weeks during the shoulder seasons. Any other time of year I park it lavishly, luxuriously in a heated and cooled garage. Yet, I also lust after a brand new Tesla Model S and the solar panels with which to charge it. Weird, eh?

We recycle everything we can in our household. I was annoyed, though, when our nanny state, local government rammed through blue bins city-wide at taxpayer cost. It was as if I was being forced to take money for a blood donation which I had, for years, happily given for free simply because it was the right thing to do. Except in reverse...

Listen to the rest by clicking the play button, above. The text version of this essay can be found on Medium where it was published in May of 2016. (photo: ©Stocksnapper via iStockphoto)

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