Re: Didn't need no welfare state (Was: Re: news...)

From: James Rogers (
Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 12:34:14 MDT

On Wed, 19 Apr 2000, wrote:
> Yeah but that's not the same. For one thing the bike/electricity idea serves
> to solve TWO problems at once, Greenie conservationists AND Law and Order
> Goons will like it. Criminals will be put to a higher purpose, instead of
> making things, they'll be like little power supplies....

Actually, using people to generate electricity is most likely *not* a good
idea from a "Greenie conservationist" standpoint. The human machine
produces CO2 exhaust and probably has poorer conversion efficiency than
some of the better types of carbon burning power plants (gas turbines?).

-James Rogers

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