|Russell Taylor opines that over the last several years mining has been despised by all types of people from all parts of the globe. Mining is described as archaic and so unnecessary. It has become trendy to oppose mining in all of its shape and forms. The greens and left-wingers convinced the media who convinced the politicians, who in turn convinced you. But like the old Chinese Whispers, the facts have long been lost. But that is not the most interesting part.|
What the greens, politicians and media do not tell you, is that almost every part of your life and lifestyle is only made possible only through mining minerals. Mining is very important to you, even if you do not realize it.
You are the reason mining exists, yet you want it to stop? Your insatiable appetite for the products made (and still yet to be invented) are a by-product of mining. Consumerism is growing not only with the increasing world population, but also with individuals. How many of us own multiple cars, phones, tablets, laptops, televisions, watches, jewelry, and the list goes on and on.
You say mining must stop, but what you are really saying through your actions is that you despise mining, but you cannot get enough of by-products or the benefits mining provides you. Does that make sense? More fuzzy thinking from the left. But, of course, mining is required in a modern society, but perhaps NIMBY ...?
Good reading ...