Dean Phillips

Rank 4 of 47
Score 341

The statement is a public endorsement of a political stance taken by @BettyMcCollum04 against legislation that would permit sulfide-ore copper mining in Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) watershed. The statement emphasizes the importance of protecting clean water for future generations and aligns with environmental conservation efforts.

  1. Principle 1:
    I will strive to do no harm with my words and actions.
    The statement aims to do no harm by advocating for environmental protection, which benefits public health and ecological sustainability. [+2]
  2. Principle 2:
    I will respect the privacy and dignity of others and will not engage in cyberbullying, harassment, or hate speech.
    The statement respects the dignity of others by considering the long-term impact of environmental decisions on future generations. [+1]
  3. Principle 3:
    I will use my words and actions to promote understanding, empathy, and compassion.
    The statement promotes understanding and compassion by highlighting the potential risks of mining to water quality and natural habitats. [+1]
  4. Principle 4:
    I will engage in constructive criticism and dialogue with those in disagreement and will not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments.
    The statement engages in constructive dialogue by supporting a position that is part of a broader legislative debate on environmental policy. [+1]
  5. Principle 6:
    I will use my influence for the betterment of society.
    The statement uses influence responsibly by participating in a public policy discussion that has significant implications for environmental conservation and public health. [+2]