I could really use a

cerebral scrub

Read this about a minute prior to checking the XKCD post. These ought to be shared.

“There’s a reason why we call them fossil fuels: because they are dead…A society that powers itself with death should not then be surprised to find death everywhere— in its children’s lungs in the form of asthma, in its oceans in the form of oil spills, and coming from the skies in the form of climate change. It’s time to evolve.”
  • 28 September 2012
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