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Turn on the Lights For Human Achievement Hour

Jeffrey380 Wrote: Apr 01, 2012 10:06 AM
For anyone interested in reading a great Earth Hour dissent piece by an economist, follow this link. http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/03/31/earth-hour-2012-a-dissent-and-poll/#more-60435

Tonight, from 8:30 to 9:30, environmentalists will observe Earth Hour, turning off all their lights for an hour. For those who don't want to spend an hour in the dark, the Competitive Enterprise Institute is offering an alternative: Human Achievement Hour. They are encouraging everyone to turn on the lights in honor of human accomplishments.

Technology and innovation have made our lives immeasurably better. We can fly to other countries in hours. Medical achievements have made formerly deadly diseases curable. The poorest people in the United States have what would have, until recently, been considered luxury...