"Typically, our knee-jerk is to blame the greedy corporations and do-nothing politicians. But how much more could be accomplished if each American accepted that he or she plays a part in the problem and therefore could contribute to the solution?"
An interesting article on our mindset about oil use and the oil spill. Unless we are directly hurt by oil spills or similar issues, how willing can we be to change? It's difficult to find motivation when the result of change isn't terribly evident.