"Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer. The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars. I think it's incumbent upon us to"
- Dan Aykroyd
About this Quote
Dan Aykroyd is explaining the role of the Western consumer in driving up the cost of oil and the resulting wars. He is suggesting that it is our responsibility to do something about it to lower our intake of oil and other resources. He is getting in touch with us to be more conscious of our intake habits and to take actions to lower our reliance on oil. He is also recommending that we ought to be more knowledgeable about the consequences of our actions and how they can have a global impact. By decreasing our intake of oil, we can help to reduce the requirement for wars and the suffering they cause. We can also assist to minimize the ecological damage brought on by our intake of oil and other resources. By taking action, we can assist to create a more sustainable future for ourselves and future generations.