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The House Is on Fire


Your house is on fire. What do you do? You can smell the smoke and feel some heat, hear the crackling, but can’t see the flames yet.

Your roommates aren’t too concerned. One says, yeah it’s probably burning, but I have stuff to do. Need to pay my bills and clean the kitchen. Another says, are you sure? I’m told that maybe it’s not. I haven’t looked into it. Haven’t made up my mind.

The last one says, no way! It’s not burning! It hasn’t been proven; you’re making it up; you’re trying to undermine me. Even if so, it’s probably caused by the sun or something, not by us. It’s natural. God’s will.

What do you do? Sit around and wait? I doubt it. You run out of the house yelling fire, fire!! Call the fire department!! Help put it out!!

Get my drift? Folks, our house is on fire. What do we do?

Disrupt. Climate. Change.

Sunday September 20-21 is the People’s Climate March in NYC. Tens of thousands of people will march on the UN to demand action on climate change. Demonstrations will be held in hundreds of locales all over the world, including in Santa Barbara, Ventura, L.A., and San Francisco. Go here to find an event.

Show up. Be visible. Demand action.

For inspiration, watch Disruption, a one-hour movie, available online.

The most dangerous threat we’ve ever seen meets a movement whose time is come.

Don’t. Wait. Any. More.

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