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Technical feasibility, need to save the planet, blah blah blah aside, how will the switch-over make the rich and powerful (who call ALL the shots) more rich and more powerful?  You don't think that the uberwealthy are going to voluntarily release their stranglehold on the rest of the species, do you?  Extreme privilege is VERY addictive.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.
by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Fri Jul 18th, 2008 at 06:58:11 AM EST

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