The whole thing? What would we eat?
The principle of generating small amounts of finite improbability by simply hooking the logic circuits of a Bambleweeny 57 sub-meson Brain to an atomic vector plotter suspended in a strong Brownian Motion producer (say a nice hot cup of tea) were of course well understood - and such generators were often used to break the ice at parties by making all the molicules in the hostess's undergarments leap simultaneously one foot to the left, in accordance with the Theory of Indeterminacy.
Many respectable physicists said that they weren't going to stand for this - partly because it was a debasement of science, but mostly because they didn't get invited to those sort of parties.
Suddenly I have this image of a bright yellow smiley face dodging through a hospital pulling plugs on indigent patients while whistling and singing "We're lowering welfare costs all over the place, so put on a happy face." With long Beeeeeeeeeeeeeps in the background.
So, "Gimp 7 was your idea."
The British government isn't actually stupid enough to...
There is no true sentence which starts this way.
The important difference between that and the "Can we live on renewables" absolutely worthless piece of reading, is that it has been long established that green energy alone will not give us the terawatts we need to enjoy our relatively luxurious lifestyle. We need to go down on energy usage, and that is what Monbiot advocates for.
Ah, an honest hair-shirt environmentalist. How refreshing.
The Monty Python joke wasn't the first post on this story? Fail.
I've looked at the listing, and it's right! -- Joel Halpern