My favorite ecology bumper stickers

by Rich Heffern

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-- Mountaintop-removal mining: Keep the Earth flat
-- Sanity: 100% renewable
-- I don't like polar bears anyway
-- Save the Earth! Because the thought of domesticating another planet is just exhausting
-- Six billion miracles is enough
-- My Prius develops more torque than your pickup

-- Nature always bats last
-- Save the Earth: It’s the only planet with chocolate
-- At least the war on the environment is going well
-- Ask me about my vow of silence
-- This war is not about oil, it's about gasoline

And some quotes:

“I love little children too but I don’t cut off their heads and stick them in vases.”
— George Bernard Shaw, on flowers

“I think God’s going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.”
-- Steven Wright

"Why should I care about future generations? What have they ever done for me?"
— Groucho Marx

"Out-of-Doors, n. That part of one's environment upon which no government has been able to collect taxes. Chiefly useful to inspire poets."
-- Ambrose Bierce, from The Devil's Dictionary, written 150 years ago.

"Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen."
— Steven Wright

"Like a shadow that does not permit us to jump over it, but moves with us to maintain its proper distance, pollution is nature's answer to culture. When we have learned to recycle pollution into potent information, we will have passed over completely into the new cultural ecology."
-- William Irwin Thompson

"Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger."
-- Saint Basil, written 1600 years ago

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”
-- Edward Abbey

“There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
-- Edward Abbey

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