If this isn’t a real-life allegory of the relationship between humanity & our environment…

Via Waylon Lewis
on Feb 29, 2012
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Meth-smoking woman burns down 3,500 year old tree.

Meth-smoking woman burns down 3,500 year old tree—pause for a moment and think about how old that is compared with, say, the United States, or your house, or Jesus, or…anything you know of at all.

Read about the tree here, at MNN.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom


4 Responses to “If this isn’t a real-life allegory of the relationship between humanity & our environment…”

  1. Andréa Balt says:

    Oh no! Unbelievable! (I'm about to cry). I talk to trees. What's wrong with us? This is worse than the Louvre getting burned down to ashes.

  2. robertwolf681 says:

    <sigh> I wish I had something profound to say. I just feel terribly sad.

  3. Anna says:

    We should try to get some saplings growing out of the ashes. I think "the senator" would have like that…..:(

  4. jeri says:

    absolutely criminal. And she took a video of it!

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