Mon 14 Nov 2005 09:25:30 PM PST
But the force of advertising and other inducements to fantasy are so overwhelming in everyday American life that they may be obstructing the development of a huge chunk of the population, something that becomes worse each year, as proportionately more adults fail to grow up mentally.
-- Jim Kunstler
(By the way, when someone says "hydrogen economy" he or she really means either "I don't understand chemistry", "Give me a research grant and I'll try to make a safer hydrogen storage system", or "Let's build a whole bunch of nuclear power plants." I'm all for teaching people about chemistry, doing research, and as for the nuclear power plants, I'll keep an open mind—but let's stop the "hydrogen economy" href="http://www.pupress.princeton.edu/titles/7929.html">you-know-what.)