Todd Wynn writes on his Facebook page:
I am beginning to wonder if the whole world has gone mad and economic logic has just been thrown out the window as irrelevant…..
I distinctly remember when plastic bags were introduced in Oregon grocery stores. I was six or seven years old and I remember my parents and all of my friends’ parents being appalled. In fact, I …
The article he cites goes on to argue why both plastic bags and paper bags are bad for the environment, so naturally the conclusion is that Oregon residents should just grab their groceries in arms, or get one of the new petri dish bags.
George Carlin really sums up this argument well:
And while we are on the subject of environmentalism and Oregon, how’s that “save the spotted owl” thing working out for ya?
Now they’ve gone down the path of “we have to kill the owls to save the owls” since nothing else has worked.
Indeed, maybe the whole world has gone mad. Though, I think it mainly the world that views it through green colored glasses.