O'Regan, Emlyn wrote: Can everyone get rich?
Why not? If rich is defined as well fed, clothed and housed, are we not all rich now?
> Or will we have the same divide that we experience today?
The divide is between the information haves and information have nots.
> Will the first world countries still require a
> massive, impoverished third word to support the illusion of utopia?
What does the third world give us now that we *absolutely need* in the advanced world? Oil? Harness biomass, nuclear and solar energy. Diamonds? Make em. Why does anyone need to be poor? spike