“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Monday, January 21, 2013

Right Won't Be Happy Until There Is a Machine that Can Reverse Entropy

...cynicism loves to mock solar. "But it costs energy to make!" "But it's a bourgeois affectation!"

Using 3D printers these guys can make a panel every few minutes. Good enough for me.

"But can it reverse entropy?" No Mr. Cynic. But according to Cal Tech, whom I generally trust, solar is the alternative to carbon.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I wish the Right would've been more cynical about nuclear power. The politics of this are embarrassing.

Kristin Shrader-Freschette is the authority on this: