[ExI] Malthus and Marx

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 19:13:52 UTC 2020

I wish we had more people in D. C. like Everett Dirksen.  bill w

On Sat, Jul 18, 2020 at 1:58 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 18, 2020 at 2:29 PM BillK via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> * > That 4% nuclear power comes from about 450 nuclear power stations.
>> For nuclear power to make a significant impact it will require building
>> thousands of nuclear power stations. This will take many years and cost
>> trillions of rapidly devaluing currency.*
> Huh? If currency is rapidly devaluing then why is inflation today the
> lowest it's been in the nation's entire history?
> *> In the current environment it will take a huge change for this to
>> become acceptable, if it is even possible. Let's hope for nuclear fusion,
>> or some other innovative energy source to appear. *
> Replacing fossil fuels by ANYTHING, including nuclear fusion as well as
> fission, would be a HUGE change and require many trillions of dollars; but
> then COVID19 bungling by the USA has undoubtedly already cost many
> trillions of dollars.  A trillion here a trillion there, and pretty soon
> you're talking about real money.
> John K Clark
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