?When we are born, we come into this world with our eyes open, we hope, but for me, I
have found that prospective is everything.
I believe that Global warming exists and like many other, it is our most important issue of
the day not only for us but for the worlds future. See I am not only a pilot but also a wine maker
and with both perspectives allows me to see and understand what our leaders in Washington
can’t or won’t.
Making wine is much like our existence on this planet. It is said that God has given us
everything we need on this island home we call earth and it’s true. When I make wine, I kind of
play God in that I create a world within the fermentor that is perfect. All the food is there, all the
air they need, everything perfect, just like this earth. The yeast is added and the yeast just like
people begin to procreate. They form colonies, grow and die and the process continues. And like
our world, they pollute their environment and continue to expand their population. They begin to
use more and more of the resources, and as they do they create heat within their world and they
also create CO2, sound familiar.
As time goes on their population continues to grow as does the levels of pollution withing
their world and then one day it all comes to a sudden stop. The pollution and the temperature of
their environment rises so high a degree that there is a massive die off.
As I fly above the earth I can see not only down but straight ahead and what I see is the
beginning of the end or us. The day can be beautiful when I stand on the ground, but when I am
airborn, I can see the dirt from our lives form a layer all being held down on our planet by the
cold air above the warm dirty air.
I believe that just like the yeast in their world we have become as greedy, selfish and
So what can I as only one person do; the only thing I can think of, is point out the
pollution to everyone that flies with me. Who knows maybe I can be the one to plant the seed in
some fertile mind that springs forth with the answer.
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