Thank you. Those are good cents to keep. But we need to clear the old terminology and all the old lies away to begin focusing on the new rights for all creatures great and small. It’s much simpler now as everything is at risk. We need to do much better than eliminating racism, bigotry, misogyny, and xenophobia. We need to place ourselves with all life on this planet because sustainability requires all to be valued and sustained. Any speech or thought that maintains arbitrary superiority for some life over any other life cannot be tolerated. To repair and rebuild we will need to be harsh but as humanely as possible. The new rights are nutrition, housing, healthcare, education, respect, and security based on shared ownership of all planetary assets guaranteeing freedom of thought, speech, media, work, and diversity.

To achieve survivability above all requires sustainability and that requires acknowledgement of basic rights of all life as owners of the assets of this planet. This is a massive change but must be made for us to survive. Actually the majority of the population in the US has been asking for these rights as basic. We have been ignored by the greedy who have blocked change. It’s time to start demanding.

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