I Know I’m an Oil Slave

Oil Slave

Oil – petroleum – an oily flammable … liquid that may vary from almost colorless to black, occurs in many places in the upper strata of the earth, is a complex mixture of hydrocarbons with small amounts of other substances and is prepared for use as gasoline … or other products by various refining processes (for the purposes of this essay, i use the word – oil – to refer to all fossil fuels, petrochemicals, and the thousands of petroleum products that run our world – plastics, asphalt, fertilizers, pesticides, synthetic fiber, etc.)

Slave – one that is completely subservient to a dominating influence

I know i’m an oil slave because before sunrise i roll outta bed into “100% man made material” house shoes from the global mega market down the street. I stagger across the plastic tile floor to the plastic coffeemaker on the plastic counter for my genetically…

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