NIMBY (Not In My Backyard) William Bowles

3 June 2003

“We read a lot about how corrupt the decision makers and the corporations are. We read very little about the responsibility that we all share to the state of this world. Aren’t we the ones who don’t want to change our lifestyles and who would go absolutely ballistic if petrol (or access to other goods and services at a cheap price) was restricted ? Isn’t it also the consumerism in which we all play an active role that creates these “small minded and utterly unprincipled men and women” that like you say rule us?” – A reader.

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