garden at hal-pc.org
Sat Jun 2 21:37:25 EDT 2007
Martin, good brief expose' there. Like I told the Japanese young man the
U N I T E D W E S T A N D, D I V I D E D W E F A L L. Lord, I
hope people haven't forgotten that. For this self-sustainable culture
to evolve, it'll be us (permies), they and them. If they and them don't
want to play, then us will have to really beef up and fortify ourselves
to prepare for localization, centralized mass transit,
self-sustainability, food cultivation, self - repair and the art of
light manufacture. And should society degenerate to Mad Maxx quality of
life, arms and munitions manufacturing would be of hand. But, if they
could just plant that 1st seed.... (as the apes jump around the obelisk
beating their sticks at dawn)
J Kolenovsky <garden at hal-pc.org> wrote: I am really enjoying all the
responses to this topic. And, I might add,
well, o-k I will, that I've and I'm sure others have gotten some killer
ideas from these responses. If there is anyone else out there that has
some grubstake on this topic, let us hear from you.
J. Kolenovsky, habitat environmentalist www.celestialhabitats.com
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