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Cartoon Strip: Nota Bene by Leonardo No. 73 - To See Ourselves As Others See Us

This is the seventy-third installment of the original series "Nota Bene by Leonardo" by Salem cartoonist Glen Bledsoe.

Nota Bene73
By Glen Bledsoe
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(Earth) - The people of our planet and the people of many earths across the multiverse have reached a point where their actions will decide the fate of their planet. Have they already created a system which will turn their world into another Venus? Yet bringing about the change necessary to prevent this is thwarted by corporate greed. Can't capitalist earth see that making an enormous profit will do it no good if there's no world to enjoy it in? Perhaps, as the poet Robert Burns has suggested, we sorely need the gift to see ourselves as others see us. Others, in this case, from Zeta Reticuli. Part 1 of a series...

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Leonardo December 20, 2007 7:25 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks, Henry. There's certainly more to come. Next week in Christmas so the backdrop will change but the message will continue to hammer and yammer on.

Henry Ruark December 20, 2007 7:08 am (Pacific time)

Len et al: Yours here continues that sensitive, sensible, right-on retort-magic which makes the "comic"-strip such a potent force for thinking viewers. Here you reinforce with both humor and some venom precisely what Robert Reich spells out in extended, heavy documentation in his book: SUPERCAPITALISM, making dead sure we understand it is the wide choices now open to us all that make the damaging difference between until-now current "capitalism" and the much more malign and dangerous super-version we now must live with, around the world.

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