In my search for the perfect article for Earth Day (April 22, 2010), I came across the usual fair, articles like "4 Ideas for Maximum Impact at the Office, in School, and in Your Community" . There is no dearth of helpful and informative articles like these all over the internet these days. They remind us how the small actions of many can lower our collective carbon footprint and rehabilitate our precious planet. Whether it’s about recycling, starting a community garden, eating vegetarian, or buying fair trade, the messages in these articles are relevant, and important-, but today I was on a mission to unearth some new truths about the green movement. I finally found what I was looking for in an article written by John Tierney, in the New York Times this week called For Earth Day, 7 New Rules to Live By. His article is based on Stewart Brand's book “Whole Earth Discipline,” in which Mr. Brand urges greens to “question convenient fables.” Mr. Tierney wonders if the middle-aged green movement (on it's 40th anniversary of Earth Day) is ready to be revived by young iconoclasts, and suggests that some of the ‘truths’ about the green movement need to be revisited. Read More at For Earth Day, 7 New Rules to Live By.