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I absolutely agree--there are millions who realize this, especially if they are old enough to remember steel mills and assembly plants, repair shops and craftspeople, or stories of shortages in World War II.  

But I've found that though they may feel--and may be--helpless to affect the macro scene, they are more open to positive change over what they can control, like energy efficiency at home and fuel efficiency and alternative energy for their vehicles. And by "they" I mean the kind of people I grew up around in western Pennsylvania.  

"The end of all intelligent analysis is to clear the way for synthesis." H.G. Wells "It's not dark yet, but it's getting there." Bob Dylan

by Captain Future (captainfuture is at sbcglobal dot net) on Tue Oct 30th, 2007 at 05:10:50 AM EST
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