There was a significant uptick on the web this year about 'ol Ira Einhorn, the man who helped organize the first "Earth Day" and who murdered his girlfriend. That's good and all, but I don't post this every year because I think Earth Day is full of shit, I think the people behind Earth Day are full of shit.
What do I mean? Well, I think pollution is bad. I hate litter. I think graffiti is a property crime and violators should be shot. I think think the government should have some role in regulating the release of toxic substances. I don't think there's anything wrong with cleaning shit up, I also think Holly Maddux, if she had survived her relationship with the "organizers" of Earth Day would probably still be on board with the ideas behind Earth Day. I mean, I go to Church so technically, I believe in ghosts.
But I also believe that most professional "environmentalists" are actually psychotic losers with a control fetish. They want everyone to do what they want them to do, and since they aren't smart enough to start a real religion, they take something as simple as not wanting to live on a shit pile, something everyone can agree on, and turn it into a cult, complete with holidays and sacraments, and even martyrs.
Basically, like most cults, it starts as a way to get laid and turns into a business. Earth Day started as a way for a bunch of assholes to get themselves famous enough to get the hairy-leg crowd to give them organic hummers in the back of a Volkswagen. One of those assholes was completely void of any human emotion or moral character. He was probably going to kill someone someday anyway, but if he wasn't some kind of fucked-up secular saint, he wouldn't have gotten away with it for so long.
Just remember, everyone and every thing is bullshit, it's up to you to decide what bullshit to believe. Don't look at what people say, look at what they do.