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March 28th, 2009 Posted in activists

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Screw those people that think they need to turn off our lights to take part in Earth Hour… it’s the Celebrate Human Achievement Hour at 8:30PM today

The Competitive Enterprise Institute is holding a counter-protest during the same time period called Celebrate Human Achievement Hour, which will “salute the people who keep the lights on and produce the energy that helps make human achievement possible.”

Green and private conservation are fine. We have no problem with an individual (or group) that wants to sit naked in the dark without heat, clothing, or light. Additionally, we would have no problem with the group holding a pro-green technology rally. That is their choice. But when this group stages a “global election” with the express purpose of influencing “government policies to take action against global warming,” we have every right as individuals to express our vote for the opposite

If Human Achievement Hour is at all a dig against Earth Hour, it is so only by the fact that we are pointing out what Earth Hour truly is about: it isn’t pro-earth, it is anti-man and anti-innovation. So, on March 28th, CEI plans to continue “voting” for humanity by enjoying the fruits of man’s mind.

Got all systems ready… let’s light up Vancouver before we the rain rolls in again tonight for another week of dark.

Creative Commons License photo credit: @ly$ in wonderland

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