[ExI] wastefulness, was: RE: shelf life of drugs

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sun Apr 1 09:50:35 UTC 2012

On Sun, Apr 01, 2012 at 03:16:22AM -0600, Kelly Anderson wrote:

> I think that we should pay for roads at the gas pump. Bigger cars that
> burn more gas wear the roads out faster. It's the only really fair way

The wear scales exponentially with mass. This is why ultra-heavy trucks
shouldn't exist.

> to do it. I don't even mind giving the electric cars a break for a few
> years.

The killer argument for EVs is that your carport or your parking lot
is your refuelling station. 

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