Re: Letter to the Mayor of Tuburan, Cebu
Posted by Atty. Alex M. Agravante on May 09, 1999 at 03:10:24:
In Reply to: Re: Letter to the Mayor of Tuburan, Cebu posted by the man of the hour on November 10, 1998 at 08:06:23:
Let's be practical. We should not pollute the seas with plastic or other non-biodegradable man-made products. However, its all right to throw food and even bio wastes to the sea provided its far from people and there is sufficient distance for such wastes to be decomposed before it could reach any human habitat. Why do we allow this? Because we have no choice. Everything goes to the sea. If you try to avoid this, you'll only succeed in delaying the route of these wastes or lengthening the route itself, but it is inevitable that all wastes go to the sea. Wastes don't go to hell, mind you. These go to the sea, get decomposed and is recycled back into the biosphere by natural means.
If we must do a good deed, then I suggest that we try doing something real noble. Why don't we try stopping those businessmen-"concessionaires" from destroying our forests, exploding our seas, eroding our soil, destroying our river beds, in short, creating permanent damage that will deny us forever of our natural resources just so that they could enrich themselves at the expense of our future ? Or can you not identify these people or their activities when you see them? It takes a real civilized eye to know and recognize them. If you're just concerned about personal smells/odors and manners and personal behaviors and aesthetics, then your not experienced enough to recognize these polluters when you see them. Fighting the activities of such people is really something noble. Why don't we do it ?