Thursday December 2nd 2010

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Thought for the Day

“If my decomposing carcass
helps nourish the roots of a juniper tree
or the wings of a vulture
that is immortality enough for me.
And as much as anyone deserves.”

~ Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey*Edward Paul Abbey

Born: January 29, 1927 Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 14, 1989 (aged 62) Tucson, Arizona, United States

An American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. His best-known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by radical environmental groups, and the non-fiction work Desert Solitaire.

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