Bob wrote:The hypocrisy is irrelevant -- what I find objectionable is representing Burning Man and its participants as having any kind of ideology. Always liked to consider it an ideology-free zone, but Burners w/o Borders tossed that out the window.
No driving on pedestrian-designated streets (see your map for details)
SkeletonMan wrote:Bob wrote:Not going to belabor the point, but if you want to represent Burning Man more fairly you might leave off the "2".
jkisha wrote:Yet on the other hand, Burning Man (BMORG) thought it important enough to have the "Green Man" theme a few years back. Would you consider that then the ultimate in hypocrisy?
Captain Goddammit wrote:Here's my burner take on this...
Burning Man itself is a huge "waste" of energy. It's an extravagant, frivolous party that people consume tons of materials, fuel, etc. to participate in. Trying to use it as a platform to promote environmental issues seems hypocritical.
Captain Goddammit wrote:Most mutant vehicles are built on the cheap, using whatever running gear is readily available, because these things are built to operate for one week a year, sometimes only one year ever. It's not practical or necessary to worry about "carbon footprint" or efficiency.
Bob wrote:Think you might have been cornfusing my sentiments w/ the Captain's.
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