Evo Morales: 10 Commandments to Save the Earth

[Quotes and Insights #6]

Speaking at the United Nations today, Bolivian president Evo Morales proposed 10 commandments to save the planet, life and humanity

  1. Acabar con el sistema capitalista
    Putting an end to the capitalist system
  2. Renunciar a las guerras
    Renouncing wars
  3. Un mundo sin imperialismo ni colonialismo
    A world without imperialism or colonialism
  4. Derecho al agua
    Right to water
  5. Desarrollo de energías limpias
    Development of clean energies
  6. Respeto a la madre tierra
    Respect for Mother Earth
  7. Servicios básicos como derechos humanos
    Treat basic services as human rights
  8. Combatir las desigualdades
    Fighting inequalities
  9. Promover la diversidad de culturas y economías
    Promoting diversity of cultures and economies
  10. Vivir bien, no vivir mejor a costa del otro
    Living well, not living better at the expense of others

(Thanks to Michael Lebowitz and Richard Fidler for translation assistance)

Posted in Bolivia, Ecosocialism, Quotes & Insights

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6 years 2 months ago

the number 6 is the best….
we do respect the mother earth and to have peace.

Jeff White
8 years 5 months ago

I think number 7 is better translated as “Consider basic services as being human rights.”

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