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Letter: Profit or planet? We must choose wisely
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It is time for us, as a country and as a civilization, to choose. What is more important? Is it short-term profits or protecting our earth for future generations? Are my immediate financial gains more important than passing on a livable world for my children?

History has taught us that proper decisions now about caring for our earth save us many times what we pay for them. Damage done cannot be easily undone. What is the value of clean air, clean water and protecting our world from the dangers of climate change? Are my immediate needs more important than the needs of billions of people that come after me?

As Christians, perhaps we should ask ourselves: What would Jesus do? Yes, it is time for us to choose, knowing that we live with the consequences of those choices.

Vernon Dixon
Hiawassee

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