Re: ethical problem? Some kind of problem, anyway...

Spike Jones (
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 21:53:05 -0700

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