Things I’ve learned from experience:
Apples taste sweeter than Ben and Jerry’s, though not at first.
Broccoli tastes better than Doritos, though not at first.
Exercise feels better than heroin, though not at first.
Not flying connects you with family more than flying, though not at first.
Eating only local foods in season gives you more variety and connects you to more cuisines than foods flown in from anywhere, though not at first.
Not flying teaches you more about other cultures and connects you with them than flying, though not at first.
More electric cars pollute more than fewer cars, though not at first.
More solar, wind, nuclear, and fusion doesn’t mean less fossil fuels burned.
Making a polluting system more efficient makes it pollute more efficiently, increasing pollution overall, though it may decrease it locally.
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