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

Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 17:04:19 MDT

In a message dated 4/19/2000 3:42:43 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> My point was mostly that one won't be reducing CO2 emissions by using
> people to generate electricity rather than more conventional types of
> power plants. Environmentally friendly power is not a good reason for
> having people ride bikes, although this doesn't mean the idea doesn't have
> merit. Perhaps you could have the bikes available to power the prisoners'
> facilities e.g. no bike riding means no lights, no hot water, etc. That
> might be a good way to instill a TANSTAAFL ethic.

I have no interest in instilling that ethic, I abhor that saying. It's
churlish and sanctimonious. Plus I get free lunch all the time.
Oh yeh...
No lights in a prison? Ouch, I can feel the guards reaction to that one!

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