119: Heroin and the Environment
A friend who treats opioid addicts told me about the squalor they live in. They don’t see it because they’re thinking about their next hit, which will bring them euphoria. They’ll steal and prostitute themselves to maintain their habit, not thinking about the filth they live in or whom they hurt to bring their next hit.
People don’t seem to see the filth we’ve turned our world into. People seem willing to ignore whom they hurt with their single-use plastic and the jet exhaust they impose on billions of others.
The longer I go without packaged food and flying the more people talking about them sounds like people talking about heroin.
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