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On Earth Day, I Expanded My Carbon Footprint

itsnotaboutyou Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 6:26 PM
Toad: Man can learn to adapt to his environment don't you think? If not, then maybe that's just the end of civilization as we know it.

To celebrate “earth day” this year, I decided that I would do what the Obama administration just hasn’t been able to figure out: I would stimulate the economy by the conscious expansion of my carbon footprint.

So I ran the air conditioning for a while in my house.

I also turned all the lights on in the house. Well, actually, I just didn’t turn off the lights my kids turned on. Through this process of reverse attrition, at one point, all the lights in the house eventually were on.

I call this Ransom’s Law: The amount of lights...