Norman Borlaug’s response to critics
On Earth Day, American Experiment celebrated University of Minnesota graduate Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion people from starvation and millions of acres from the plow. Despite being one of…
Today, May 18th, is the Twin Cities Bike to Work Day.
Biking to work is a great way to get your daily exercise (I rode my bike 11 miles into work this morning) but don’t let that granola-eating, eco-conscious co-worker of yours pretend they are morally superior to you just because they biked into work this morning and you didn’t.
Because in the grand scheme of things, their morning bike ride did nothing to save the planet.
Here are a few things you can say to this co-worker if they start to get too preachy about the environmental virtues of cycling.
If your eco-conscious co-worker begins to feel hopelessly small and insignificant after hearing these facts, please do the right thing…
If they’re also vegan, let them know that hamburger you had for lunch was delicious.
Have a great weekend, everyone, and enjoy this great biking weather!