Outstanding bite, as I type this on my laptop, with my I-pad right next to me!One of your best bites! Yes, you do get what you pay for in life and with society. Yes, investing in items like computers and renewable energy, instead of typewriters and fossil fuels, can make this to be a cleaner and more efficient world. Great job!
by Tom Smerling
. . . and cars tooCome to think of it, the first automobiles were a lot more expensive than horses. . .
One reason we switched -- besides speed and convenience -- and never went back to horses was a certain smelly type of pollution. Around 1900, NY City suffered from a major horse manure problem, as the uncontrolled droppings from 10,000 horses threatened to bury the city.
The Great Horse Manure Crisis of 1894