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Eight Propositions on the Elderly from a Green Movement

1. Not what the Green Movement can do for elderly people, but what elderly people (green seniors) can do for the Green Movement, is the question.
2. Seniors are numerous (their number is growing), they have leisure, energy, creativity, experience, generosity, and they are above daily politics. They are not too old and too forgetful. When they tell clichés and commonplaces, they know it. Young people many times don’t.
3. The green social and ecological movement is not a transitory, not a passing one. If mankind wants to survive they will need an everlasting green movement.
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