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UN document would give 'Mother Earth' same rights as humans [Gaia cult gaining adherents]
Canada.com ^ | April 11, 2011 | Steven Edwards

Posted on 04/12/2011 10:10:28 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative

UNITED NATIONS — Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving "Mother Earth" the same rights as humans — having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and all other natural things in the South American country.

The bid aims to have the UN recognize the Earth as a living entity that humans have sought to "dominate and exploit" — to the point that the "well-being and existence of many beings" is now threatened.

The wording may yet evolve, but the general structure is meant to mirror Bolivia's Law of the Rights of Mother Earth, which Bolivian President Evo Morales enacted in January.

That document speaks of the country's natural resources as "blessings," and grants the Earth a series of specific rights that include rights to life, water and clean air; the right to repair livelihoods affected by human activities; and the right to be free from pollution.

It also establishes a Ministry of Mother Earth, and provides the planet with an ombudsman whose job is to hear nature's complaints as voiced by activist and other groups, including the state.

"If you want to have balance, and you think that the only (entities) who have rights are humans or companies, then how can you reach balance?" Pablo Salon, Bolivia's ambassador to the UN, told Postmedia News. "But if you recognize that nature too has rights, and (if you provide) legal forms to protect and preserve those rights, then you can achieve balance."

(Excerpt) Read more at canada.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: algore; earth; gaia; gore; moonbats; mother; religion; un

1 posted on 04/12/2011 10:10:31 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

What IS in the water in Bolivia?

Maybe the high altitude in parts of the country has placed their brains under an added gamma ray dose from space?


2 posted on 04/12/2011 10:13:28 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("All it takes for Evil to triumph is for good MEN to do nothing." Edmund Burke)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Ah, the pagan worship of the erdgeist, as Thomas Carlyle pointed out, so prominent in the socialist agenda.


3 posted on 04/12/2011 10:14:26 AM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Violation of separation of church and state.


4 posted on 04/12/2011 10:15:16 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: BwanaNdege
Maybe the high altitude in parts of the country has placed their brains under an added gamma ray dose from space?

Possibly a residual from all those pagan nazi's that Bolivia granted haven to.

5 posted on 04/12/2011 10:16:02 AM PDT by fso301
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative


6 posted on 04/12/2011 10:16:28 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: AmericanVictory

Some of the worst polluters in history were the Eastern-bloc countries during the Cold War.


7 posted on 04/12/2011 10:17:27 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
UN's recognition April 22 of the second International Mother Earth Day

In honor of that day and Mother Earth (peace be upon her), I'm going to gather up discarded tires.......and burn them.

8 posted on 04/12/2011 10:18:53 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Hey Catholic Church, the individuals there who push for illegal immigration in the US because you think it will spread Catholicism, are you reading this?

I get foaming at the mouth angry when I read this sort of thing. People trying to push earth worshiper laws that openly make humans subservient to nature.

“If you want to have balance, and you think that the only (entities) who have rights are humans or companies, then how can you reach balance?” Pablo Salon

There is no balance you fool! Man is at a constant rivalry with other animals and living things. They are gifts and resources we use as we see fit. Earth worshipers are asking for holy war with the monotheists. I like to see them push this in Islamic countries.

9 posted on 04/12/2011 10:21:54 AM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Romans 1:18-25

The Apostle Paul:

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. 20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, 21 because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Professing to be wise, they became fools, 23 and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things. 24 Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, 25 who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

10 posted on 04/12/2011 10:28:59 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (If they say they're "bipartisan," remember what that means: They play for both sides.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
"The bid aims to have the UN recognize the Earth as a living entity that humans have sought to "dominate and exploit" —"

Direct opposite of what the Bible teaches, namely, that man is to dominate the earth and all creatures on it. But then again, we don't exactly live in thriving, enlightened Christian times, that's passe now. The new "light" is the darkness of mankind's pride and stupidity. It's interesting though, to ponder 'who', (or 'what'), is behind these sick, anti-biblical ideas. If you look with a Christian mindset you can almost see the spiritual battle between good and evil, angels and demons, raging throughout the world. From Hollywood's most popular movies to children's cartoons, demonic looking beasts are all the rage of the day. Science, technology and medicine are worshipped everywhere, while God is an afterthought.

Perhaps this is why the thug Obama can manipulate so many people with "health care" scares. As though he, and not God, will determine the quality of your life and the day you will die. Nothing happens by chance, there's a reason for everything. You drive God out of the world and His eternal opponent steps right in and earth worshipping, ego centric scum like the global warming alarmists, these Bolivian bosses and the thug Obama are introduced into power to snatch away all that is right and good.

11 posted on 04/12/2011 10:36:07 AM PDT by jiminycricket000
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To: EternalVigilance

That was the exact passage that I was thinking about!


12 posted on 04/12/2011 10:36:53 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Satire...please tell me this is satire...


13 posted on 04/12/2011 10:48:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: tbpiper
In honor of that day and Mother Earth (peace be upon her), I'm going to gather up discarded tires.......and burn them.

That is just awesome; to have a big bonfire to celebrate Mother Earth - what could be more grand?!?!

I mean, bonfires just "scream" celebration! You sir, are a true American Patriot! BMFL!
14 posted on 04/12/2011 10:49:49 AM PDT by ExTxMarine ("Convictions are more dangerous to truth than lies." ~ F. Nietzsche)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

So a cow having flatulance will be a UN offense.Obama is for all of this UN global communism garbage and people on this forum waste time cry babying about primaries of people that are not even running???


15 posted on 04/12/2011 10:49:49 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

***...having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs,...***

Does this mean that you can’t kill bed bugs? Guess I’ll just have to cancel my trip to Bolivia.


16 posted on 04/12/2011 10:49:59 AM PDT by kitkat ( I sure HOPE that it's time for a CHANGE from Obama.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

If the Lenin spouting granola munchers drink a cup of java harvested by exploited workers, at their local Starbucks that is built on fragile earth soil, won’t they be violating the basic rights of Mother Gaia??


17 posted on 04/12/2011 10:51:46 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: BenLurkin

Nope, not satire. Related: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/apr/10/bolivia-enshrines-natural-worlds-rights


18 posted on 04/12/2011 10:51:58 AM PDT by piytar (Godwin's rule is null and void. If you don't know what I mean, you aren't paying attention...)
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To: dfwgator
Some of the worst polluters in history were the Eastern-bloc countries during the Cold War.

Got that right. The idea that these communists are now all about protecting Mother Earth is laughable beyond imagination. Obviously, it's another way they figure they hammer us which means Obamao will be leading the charge on it.

19 posted on 04/12/2011 10:53:44 AM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: BwanaNdege

Not the water, but many people, including the crackhead president Morales, chew cocaine from the leaf.


20 posted on 04/12/2011 10:57:34 AM PDT by Moose Burger
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Captain Planet Rampage (flash animation)

http://www.weebls-stuff.com/toons/Captain+Planet+%3A+Rampage/


21 posted on 04/12/2011 11:02:38 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

everyone in Bolivia is brain dead from chewing cocoa leaves!


22 posted on 04/12/2011 11:03:53 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychosis


23 posted on 04/12/2011 11:07:33 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

“Mother Earth the same rights as humans”????
—that would leave them with precious few rights.
I think Mom Earth deserves better......
The not-so-hidden Agenda here of course is to further
strip humans of their rights FOR THE SAKE OF Mother Earth
(or more specifically, for the ultimate power and authority of those who would devise and enforce those ‘rights’.
It’s actually been going on full-force for quite some time.


24 posted on 04/12/2011 11:18:14 AM PDT by supremedoctrine (Come closer. I want to get a better look at you.)
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To: EternalVigilance
Of course, the eco-freaks are always quick to quote Revelations 11:18: "And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth." Yeah, we have a "Progressive" eco-freak TV minister out here in Missouri. His name is Larry Rice. He's got his own HDTV transmission tower and broadcasts his Renewable Energy message 24 hours a day. He's pretty quick to quote that verse from Revelation... http://moreenergy.org Cheers
25 posted on 04/12/2011 11:20:30 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Here, intolerance... will not be tolerated! - (South Park))
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Here’s a thought: drown the fever swamps in DDT. The bugs will be put out of their misery in no time.


26 posted on 04/12/2011 11:28:33 AM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

OW! Damn, I just pulled a face muscle rolling my eyes...what unmitigated idiocy.

Colonel, USAFR


27 posted on 04/12/2011 11:31:11 AM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: EternalVigilance; All
Sorry for the cr@ppy formatting; I forgot to use html codes before posting. Here's the reformatted version:

Of course, the eco-freaks are always quick to quote Revelations 11:18:

"And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth."

Yeah, we have a "Progressive" eco-freak TV minister out here in Missouri. His name is Larry Rice. He's got his own HDTV transmission tower and broadcasts his Renewable Energy message 24 hours a day.

He's pretty quick to quote that verse from Revelation when making a point about stewardship of the Earth.

His eco-channel (he broadcasts on two channels; one is mainly social-christian programming, the other is his renewable energy channel) is HERE

Cheers

28 posted on 04/12/2011 11:31:11 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Here, intolerance... will not be tolerated! - (South Park))
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To: DoctorBulldog

“Revelations 11:18”

It’s actually “corrupted the earth” - “qui corruperunt terram” from the Vulgate.

This is also taken out of context.

It’s not those who corrupted the earth as in pollution, but those who lead people away from God.

Never trust a pagan to interpret the bible correctly.


29 posted on 04/12/2011 11:34:01 AM PDT by fruser1
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To: BwanaNdege
What IS in the water in Bolivia?

Bolivian Marching Powder

30 posted on 04/12/2011 12:04:59 PM PDT by RedMonqey ( “The more you know, the more you realize you don’t know......”)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

The people of this world need to worry about their souls..God will take care of the earth!


31 posted on 04/12/2011 12:32:38 PM PDT by angelcindy (impeach him now!)
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To: BwanaNdege

Too much coca leaf. Mixed with Marxism.


32 posted on 04/12/2011 2:57:08 PM PDT by livius
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To: SWAMPSNIPER; Domestic Church; rightly_dividing; combat_boots; bronxville; cripplecreek; Gipper08; ..
I wonder if they'll keep the ark of THEIR covenant in Bolivia...




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33 posted on 04/12/2011 3:56:47 PM PDT by wheresmyusa (FTUN)
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To: wheresmyusa
JUST TO CLARIFY....about halfway down the page i linked to.



If thats not the official Agenda 21 logo on the right...i'll vote Democrat in 2012.
34 posted on 04/12/2011 4:10:15 PM PDT by wheresmyusa (FTUN)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Can we tax it?


35 posted on 04/12/2011 4:11:29 PM PDT by discostu (Come on Punky, get Funky)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
"If you want to have balance, and you think that the only (entities) who have rights are humans or companies, then how can you reach balance?" Pablo Salon, Bolivia's ambassador to the UN, told Postmedia News.

Companies have no rights, Pablo.

36 posted on 04/12/2011 4:20:05 PM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on its own.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.


37 posted on 04/12/2011 5:10:40 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
It also establishes a Ministry of Mother Earth, and provides the planet with an ombudsman whose job is to hear nature's complaints as voiced by activist and other groups, including the state.

I think Mother Earth would be complaining to God instead: "Why do so many idiots and evil people inhabit me?"

God replies: "Don't worry. It's just temporary."

38 posted on 04/12/2011 6:00:26 PM PDT by Luna (Evil will not triumph. God is at the helm.)
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To: dfwgator

And now they are China and India.


39 posted on 04/12/2011 6:54:54 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: fruser1

>”Never trust a pagan to interpret the bible correctly.”

I’ll give you an “Amen” to that, brother!

;)

Cheers


40 posted on 04/12/2011 7:20:07 PM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Here, intolerance... will not be tolerated! - (South Park))
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative; grey_whiskers; WL-law; IrishCatholic; Whenifhow; SolitaryMan; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

41 posted on 04/13/2011 4:43:19 AM PDT by steelyourfaith (If it's "green" ... it's crap.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
I'm all for helping mother earth...

... without the faked "science" data, the thinly veiled income redistribution scheme, the crooks sucking up ridiculous amounts of cash and the loss of individual and creative sovereignty.

Is that too much to ask?

42 posted on 04/13/2011 6:01:47 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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Dan 11:36 KJV - And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
Dan 11:37 KJV - Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.
Dan 11:38 KJV - But in his estate shall he honour the god of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.


43 posted on 04/13/2011 1:40:45 PM PDT by LeaveAmericaNow
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To: dfwgator

Armenia under the USSR and the destruction of Lake Baikal come to mind.


44 posted on 04/13/2011 1:44:57 PM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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