Intervening with the [Carbon] Addict

Father Theo's Blog

The Addicts.

We’ve brought them together for an intervention—the boozer, the junkie, the carbon couple—to see if we can save them before it’s too late.  All their problems are the same.  All will lead to inevitable and disastrous results.  Despite their differing choice of poisons, and their wildly varying lifestyles, their responses to protecting their addictions even sound alike.

Boozer Bill says, “One more and that’s all.”

Junkie Jill says, “I’ll quit after tonight.”

The Carbon Couple says, “We’ll worry about climate change tomorrow, but tonight we having friends over to envy our new flat screen, which covers the whole west wall.”

* It’s time to worry, the doctors have told us, because Bill and Jill and the Carboniferous Duo have all almost reached the end of their run.  The date is not marked on any calendar, but everybody knows it’ll be sooner than later

In front of Boozer…

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