reply to post by openminded2011
great response, I actually wanted to touch on how hunter and gatherer tribes lived, but feared it would have gotten convoluted with everything else.
Since you brought it up, I do agree, however, where I disagree with you is that I feel the advances and technologies that we have created since these
days will allow us to sustain a similar society with the population numbers we're seeing.
Solar power is getting increasingly cheaper, and we are capable of manufacturing so much more. I had a thought, an idea, that if everybody's home had
solar paneling for the roofs, then even if it's not enough to provide all the electrical needs of the house, it will certainly be enough to take care
of all the lightings, and small appliances, especially with more and more devices becoming energy efficient, plus solar panel roofs would look so much
more sleek and modern than shingles! There's also a company that is currently in the process of manufacturing solar cells that can collect the suns
energy on regular glass windows. With innovations like this, we can have solar panels on our car windows and sun roofs and windshields, even sun
glasses! The energy these cells produce may not be a lot, but when multiplied by all the windows we can see, well then we're collecting energy! check
I don't see a need for a new food source, we have the technology to localize farming in any area on the globe, we have greenhouses, and we know a
thousand irrigation techniques. we have experts in the field that can advise, design and develop areas where we can grow our food locally, and we can
share these gifts with the world. As it is now, we leave major farming companies in charge of the worlds food. we ship these products all over the
world. if these companies have a bad year, we can be screwed...isn't the saying "don't put all your eggs in one basket'?
again, free education would come with open and accessible knowledge. we have the technology where everyone can walk around with a powerful computer
smaller than a magazine that access the world wide web, surely we can this very network to build an all encompassing knowledge database, full of
lectures, explanations and the whole 9 yards! it's there, we just need to make it happen
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