[ExI] the next big thing: was RE: proposed moratorium...

Natasha at natasha.cc Natasha at natasha.cc
Mon Apr 20 14:08:40 UTC 2009

Quoting "Henrique Moraes Machado \(CI\)" <cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com>:

>> So my question is this.  What is the next big thing that is analogous to
>> these, where almost no one uses it now, but after it makes market
>> penetration, to do without it would cause widespread panic or even large
>> numbers to perish?  What is the next big thing?  Is there another big thing
>> coming?
> New means of aerial transportation would be a big thing. Does enyone
> else agree that flying today is hell?
> I said that some time ago. Our means of communication improved
> drastically along the last decade or so, but our means of
> transportation got worse.

I remember when I lived in Italy in 1975 and took trains to get  
around.  Sometimes chickens, roosters, and even sheep were on the  
train.  I feel the same way now with flying.  It is sloppy, messy,  
uncomfortable, and unhealthy.  And we also have to pay for our  
luggage, food ($3.00 US for a cookie, $4.00 US for crackers and  
cheese) and they flight attendants ask us to pick up our own trash!!   
Next they will ask us to take the pillows and blankets we use home to  
clean and send back to airlines.  (Psst, I was just informed that this  
is ONLY American airlines.)


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