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Alex Beam

Sick and green over Earth Day

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / April 22, 2008

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The French Revolution gave us Thermidor, which refers to the inevitable, conservative reaction that follows a time of radical upheaval. And what better day than today, Earth Day, to celebrate Eco-Thermidor, the ecological movement's plunge into narcissistic self-parody and mind-numbing idiocy. To paraphrase the critic Dorothy Parker: You hear the word "green" and you want to fwow up. (Full article: 740 words)

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