posted on May, 10 2009 @ 12:04 AM
Originally posted by SpacePunk
This is why you don't apply for 'permits' for things that are trivial. It's easier to beg for forgiveness than to beg for permission. If you
think you have to ask, the answer will always be 'no'.
meh. nobody is that stupid... ok maybe some..
ok maybe lots...
but not someone who's smart enough to get off the grid with solar and grow their own food, is stupid enough to apply for using rain water.
did she apply for a permit to use the SUN?
i don't think so.
I think that this is so-intel whereas the public's reaction for this will push more people into "rebelliously" WANT
to use rainwater instead
of taxing the already restricted useage of public water (droughts etc)..
problem = no you cant use rain for water, stupid.
reaction = YES WE CAN THATS INSANE
solution/origonal goal = ok yeah we were wrong. here's a bunch of public money allocated magically for rain barrels.
you don't force people to do something. they will suspect something's up and they're generally lazy.
form the impetus in their own minds to do it.. and they'll make it a priority.
I think it's a cleverly designed psy-op to make people want to use rain water more.. thus lessening the demand on the syste.. and going with the
quite ingenious.. yet simplistic.
you can demonize the Hegelian Dialect all you want because of it's manipulative prospects, but hell.. people NEED to be pushed into what's most
efficient and intellectually correct if they've not realized it on their own yet.