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Dan Coleman

Dan Coleman cofounded the Green movement in North Carolina and helped draft the national Green platform. He works as a writer, computer consultant, campaign organizer, and grassroots activist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

— From July 1994
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Danger Of Being Environmentally Correct

(Maybe There Is No Hundredth Monkey)

In effect, our sense of individual responsibility is enlisted by those making production decisions to craft a myth of universal responsibility. For if everyone contributes equally to the problem, then we can’t hold any specific institutions or people accountable for decisions that hurt the earth.

July 1994
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