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"We are running out of time to save this planet and the Discovery Channel is a big part of the problem," he wrote. "Instead of showing successful solutions, their broadcast programs seem to be doing the opposite."

Many of his notions seem to stem from his reading of author Daniel Quinn's novel "My Ishmael," about a telepathic ape who teams with a 12-year-old girl to save the planet.

On a Web site that federal law enforcement sources confirmed was created by Lee and contained his 11 points, he listed his demands of the Discovery Channel.

Among them: that the channel stop broadcasting "all programs promoting war" and help find ways to stop "ALL immigration pollution and the anchor baby filth that follows that," as well as find "solutions for Global Warming, Automotive pollution, International Trade, factory pollution, and the whole blasted human economy."

"Saving the Planet means . . . decreasing the Human population. That means stopping the human race from breeding any more disgusting human babies!"

Lee argued that "nothing is more important" than saving animals: "The Lions, Tigers, Giraffes, Elephants, Froggies, Turtles, Apes, Raccoons, Beetles, Ants, Sharks, Bears, and, of course, the Squirrels."

"The planet does not need humans."

He also demanded that the company broadcast daily shows based on Quinn's book.

On Lee's MySpace page, he lists his heroes as Quinn and James T. Kirk, a fictional protagonist in "Star Trek," the science-fiction television series.

Lee was arrested in 2008 while throwing thousands of dollars into the air outside the Discovery building, creating an atmosphere security guards believed was unsafe, according to a report in the Gazette newspaper at the time.

He said the idea was to show that ''money means nothing. Money is trash." He paid local homeless people to join his protest and hold signs. He gave the loudest people cash bonuses and organized an essay contest, in which he paid $20 for submissions and "periodically awarded an essayist $1,000," according to a police account.

An Internet video of the money-throwing scene shows cash flying through the air and people chasing it.


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