Littering of the roadside really gets my goat — though I don’t necessarily dislike people who litter. It’s hard to have anything but pity for those whose lives are so empty as to make them capable of such apathy. An appreciation of the beauty that surrounds us and a desire to preserve and maintain it are the products of a loving and generous mind. In contrast, the kind of mind that would trash its surroundings is more likened to a root vegetable.
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