[extropy-chat] META:Re: Re: A Grim Vision ...?
eugen at leitl.org
Wed Apr 25 19:13:31 UTC 2007
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On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 02:38:18PM -0400, Robert Bradbury wrote:
> Samantha, interesting. Perhaps at some point we may have an
> opportunity to compare your SA experiences with my Russian
> experiences. Two quite interesting studies in "cultural shifts" IMO.
> As an aside, I would observe with your observation of the problem of
> unverified reserves. But I do not paint quite so dire a picture --
> the U.S. has demonstrated perviously (during WWII) that it can shift
> extremely large amounts of industrial capacity should it choose to do
> so. The power sources, be they nuclear or solar or wind or tidal, are
> available. It is simply a question of when we will pay the price to
> take advantage of them. Now of course they all get much cheaper if we
> had nanotech (or even robust biotech) but it isn't clear when those
> will be bottles sitting on the shelves in the back of the bar to be
> selected from.
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