Ethics

Why We Need Treaties

I live in a place that illegally occupied land, and signed no treaties for it. Here we are at an old village site on the Commonage Claim above Kalamalka Lake.

 

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A parking lot! And when the rain falls here, where does it go?

 

 

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The culvert is not really needed, but regulations are regulations, eh. Look how it’s full of bricks to … what? filter the water? Keep beavers out? And what does the water look like when it comes down from the campground above the parking lot, and the highway above that? Aha…

 

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Gross. Respect is respect. Disrespect is disrespect. There is no way around it. If we had a treaty, this society would finally grow up.

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