Planetary Re-Education: HEMP SAVES WORLD
D. Van Ess
davev at u.washington.edu
Fri Feb 2 14:10:19 EST 1996
In article <4eqpa7$of5 at whidbey.whidbey.com>, <alland at whidbey.com> wrote:
>In <4eolrp$nrr at ixnews7.ix.netcom.com>, reddevil at ix.netcom.com (#10 Ox) writes:
>> Of course, it's different. It's not what you're used to. And it
>>looks funny. As a self professed forester, it takes reasons like
>>these instead of rational thought to make a decision? I feel sorry
>>for your patch of woods!..............................TS
>Mr or Ms TS:
>It's unfortunate you are unable to conduct a spirited discussion without being
>insulting, but the anonymity of the Internet makes this inevitable, I suppose.
>At any rate, deforestation occurs when forests are valued less than some other
>use. If they can provide an economic return for their owner, the owner will
>ensure their continued existence. Don't support hemp because you think it will
>"save" forests. It will do just the opposite.
>Derickson Forestry Services
>Freeland, Washington, U.S.A. alland at whidbey.com
Good point. A vegan friend of mine was looking forward to when
all the cows would be set free. He didn't understand that if the farmers
couldn't sell then, they would kill them.
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