The electronic society. Bill Gates
making a point in the forest outside his company (Microsoft) in Seattle,
WA. Technology can save
millions of trees.
The data content of the CD in his hand holds as much
information as the several million sheets of paper in those two piles
where he is sitting.
The problem with the environment is not
Technology brings tremendous benefits to our society.
If anything, technology will make processes more efficient, requiring less
and less materials, labor and energy.
problem is over-population, and the archaic religious beliefs firming its foundation.
The problem is ignorance and lack of
modern scientific education in too many countries.
problem is simplistic convenient analyses on the bio-sphere we lived in, and
treating our once healthy planet as if it is not going to be needed in 100
years from now. So, why not to scourge it and have fun.
Technology brings the world together. It
will help us conquer our health problems and live fuller lives.
will help us reaching these same goals as well. We can make this world a much better place to live in.
-however- can also work as a sword with to edges. It can be used in
such a way that could make our lives miserable. If I am elected I will make sure technology
used the right way. We ought to do so!
Is America losing
the technological edge? Not quite, but it could!
For more on this, please visit the
"Bering Tunnel" page (<-clicking
the link)... and put your imagination to