Reading some essays by Moshe and Tess Lang on trauma transmission and the second and third generation of holocaust survivors demonstrates to me the often corrosive effects of silence in matters where the non verbalisation of traumas past, often for worthy reasons, amplifies and expands the traumas that are being avoided.
On a far more trivial level I have found it impossible to write about the goings on of our pretend government until today when I heard the Minister for Telling Lies about the Environment, compound the problems by telling huge lies about the carbon trading scheme that the previous government had introduced.
No Greg the sky did not and is not falling in.
No Greg the cost of living rise attributable to it is negligible/ And even though you deny it it has made a significant contribution to the abatement of carbon by the electrical generators who have been lobbying hard to get rid of it and the other associated measures.
I read just yesterday of power generating co-ops in the US where rather than try and make a difference from your roof groups of citizens get together to install serious solar and wind hardware and then push they to the grid. Why not here?
Greg would probably find a way to make it illegal but he'll be a feather duster before too long.