Following up my last video on what American culture is doing to what could be one of its jewels, here is a shorter, punchier view of Washington Square Park today.
The quote, “Pride Destroyed the Park,” comes from a woman who stopped me while I was taking pictures to tell me the park had 10 times more garbage a few hours earlier. Several people told me so. You can see teams of people cleaning it, around 9:30am.
It is not a sanitation issue.
It is not just a parade issue.
It doesn’t matter who was in the parade.
You can make a difference. You need never buy bottled water, soda, takeout, or nearly any packaged food again in your life, starting this moment.
EDIT: See the global coverage from the UK: The morning after… empty liquor bottles, beer cans, and pizza boxes are seen littered across Washington Square Park following another weekend of fights, arrests and revelry. The article shows the park before I got to it. The first words: “WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT“.
(To clarify: that article covers the event, cops, and altercations. I don’t endorse the article. I just want to show the park hours before my pictures.)
Systemic Change Begins With Personal Transformation
To repeat: You need never buy bottled water, soda, takeout, or nearly any packaged food again in your life, starting this moment.
When you act, people will follow, you will wish you had acted earlier, and you will see how you acting is the start of changing our polluting system and entitled culture.
Want to make a difference? Contact me. Let’s act.
My earlier video
Here’s the earlier video, for reference, which I took on a regular day, not after a parade.
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