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  1. #1 New York Times: Lawns Are Symbols of Racism and Bad for Global Warming 
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    While most Americans are spending time this summer enjoying the sun in the comfort of their houses’ yards, the New York Times is out with a new exposé on how lawn care is problematic, once viewed through the lens of social justice.

    Lawns are contributing to pollution and climate change, asserts narrator David Botti, and their origins are far from woke, in a seven-minute video on the history of American lawns.

    Botti says lawns are part of the “colonizing of America,” which transformed the landscape from “pristine wilderness” to “identical rows of manicured nature.”

    “These lawns come on the backs of slaves,” he continues, zooming in on a painting of George Washington in a field to highlight men cutting the grass with scythes. “It’s grueling, endless work.”

    “By the 1870s we also see American culture slowly start to embrace lawns for the privileged masses,” he states.

    The video explains that the perfect lawn is associated with being a model citizen, how the first sprinkler was invented in 1871, and about the advent of “so-called trade cards” that “advertised the hell out of lawn and garden products
    Funny, I don't own a slaves and my lawn is beautiful.

    Of course, I spend lots of money on lawn foods, etc. and waterfor my lawn when necessary. This also includes a minimum of 1.5 hours mowing and trimming. If any one is a slave its me.

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    Lawns are contributing to pollution and climate change, asserts narrator David Botti,
    this botti character apparently doesn't under stand photosynthesis and how it benefits the environment by converting carbon dioxide to oxygen...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dlr Pyro View Post
    this botti character apparently doesn't under stand photosynthesis and how it benefits the environment by converting carbon dioxide to oxygen...
    They support "truth" over facts, doncha know?
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    The funny thing about a nice lawn, anybody can have one. Even the descendants of slaves and aboriginal Americans. Nothing is less racist or more inclusive than having a nice lawn.
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