> Billy Brown [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> >If you believe, for example, that the destruction of the
> Brazilian rain
> >forest is evil and stupid, it does no good to rail against
> it to an audience
> >of Americans. There is precious little we can do about it
> without resorting
> >to a massive application of force.
> Actually, there is one thing you can do: buy the rain
> forests. Of course,
> that would require that the eco-fanatics spend some of their
> own money,
> whereas they only like to spend other peoples'..
Yes. Of course, I don't think the Brazilian government would let us do it anyway - they have pretty restrictive views about foreign ownership of anything that big.
Billy Brown, MCSE+I