The idea that saving the economy requires draconian acts of deprivation is partly true, and it would be wrong for me to pretend that we don’t have some tough times ahead.
However, pressure on society inevitably leads to a generation of wealth which is in the long run a satisfactory struggle, producing solutions which stay with us even through the good times at the end. The Space Race brought calculators to our classrooms, non stick frying pans to our kitchens and Velcro to our shoes. Today, enterprising minds are busily creating alternatives to fossil fuel power. Read the rest of this entry »