By James Edward Sved on April 1, 2016
PARIS (Herald de Paris) — Forget the economy. ¬†Forget wars. ¬†Forget campaign rhetoric. ¬†Forget the Dow Jones Industrial Average. ¬†Forget your favourite sports team. ¬†Forget the colour of Michelle Obama’s dress. ¬†Forget ¬†Lindsay Lohan. ¬†Forget the Anthony circus – er – trial. ¬† Forget the Middle East. ¬†Forget ¬†politicians with photographs of their weiners. ¬†Forget geo-engineered weather. ¬†Forget Arnold Schwarzenegger. ¬†Forget French politicians with pregnant wives. ¬†PLEASE forget that derelict with the radio voice. ¬†Forget Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi. ¬†Forget The Biggest Loser. ¬†Forget Royal Weddings. ¬†Forget¬†Wimbledon. ¬† Forget Fidel Castro. ¬†Forget Strauss-Kahn.
Why? ¬†Because the one thing we should all talking about – every single day – is being left for artists to discuss in lectures. ¬† Hello? ¬†Are you out there?
Here’s the bottom line – if we continue to put everything ahead of the warning signs our planet keeps putting under out noses, all of that other stuff means nothing because we, as a species, won’t be here, anymore. ¬†I don’t know how much more important a story can get.
I’ll even make it easy for you – you won’t have to read a thing … just please watch this: