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December 24th, 2004

(no subject) [Dec. 24th, 2004|10:50 pm]
Peter Sheil
This is interesting, if a bit worrying! Quiz is here.

Category
Global
Hectares
Food
1.6
Mobility
5.3
Shelter
1.6
Goods/Services
3.9
Total
Footprint
12.4

In comparison, the average ecological footprint in your country (United Kingdom) is 5.3 Global Hectares per person.

Worldwide, there exist 1.8 biologically productive Global Hectares per person.
If everyone lived like you, we would need 6.9 planets.</div>
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Quotes of the Day [Dec. 24th, 2004|10:53 pm]
Peter Sheil
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968), Strength to Love, 1963

Television has raised writing to a new low.
Samuel Goldwyn (1882 - 1974)

Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical.
Yogi Berra (1925 - )

Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
Evan Esar (1899 - 1995), Esar's Comic Dictionary
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(no subject) [Dec. 24th, 2004|11:00 pm]
Peter Sheil
On the radio
tonight was "Under Milkwood"
Christmas poetry

Wind whipped, cool kissed cheeks.
Shop shut, nothing needed so
cheery drink consumed.

Merry Christmas one and all
peter
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