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B) Why use pesticides at all? With that superfluous 1/3 gone you wouldn't need as much food anyway.
C) Ok, maybe using pesticides that target said parasites might be a good thing.
D) There are loads of issues with genetically modified crops. Besides, I wouldn't mind seeing Monsanto go belly up. Now that's an immoral set of creeps!
E) First get rid of 1/3 of the human population, plant more flowers and let's see if the bees can get their act together themselves. I think they can.
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You can't have it even if you pry it from my cold dead fingers
However, this _is_ about electrons. It was easy for Amazon to cancel the book on the Kindle, therefore they did.
That said, I'm all for deorbiting the ISS and using the budget for real science. Or perhaps pay the Russians to build fifty new MIR spacecraft and have change to spare.
Perhaps I could start by thinning the herd, so to speak, and get rid of the old, outdated technical books. Who needs a reference guide for PHP 1.0 anymore?
I have to give it some more thought.
Say I get the Kindle and get twenty books to start of my collection. That's useful in itself. But it has no hope of competing with my 2000+ book collection on old dead tree.
The first publisher that solves this conundrum gets my money. I'd love to have my collection portable, it just isn't feasible yet.
I have a large library of tech books, how can I store them on the Kindle? By buying them again? No way. I'm not paying a hefty sum for an empty device and then buy my library again. Not gonna happen.
Jimi isn't going to be bothered if you download his albums. So why buy? What have the labels done for you lately? They locked down the content with DRM, that's what they done.
Thanks for expanding my vocabulary.