Voter apathy is ungodly high simply because we've been conditioned to believe that anybody not in one of the two parties isn't worth electing. When there is so little difference between D and R who can blame people for simply letting themselves get railroaded.
Uh, me? The people have the power to vote in whoever they want. The fact that they choose not to use it is their own fault.
This is just FUD. As GP pointed out, the resources are available. We just don't have our backs against the wall yet. When that happens, nuclear will be unavoidable. Not to mention some of the promising advances in renewable energy that are happening right now.
People have been saying that the sky is falling since at least the time of Christ. No, actually, it's not.
Peak Whale Oil, for example.
Should we be worrying about peak porn?
No, it's a renewable resource.
In fact, slutty chicks per capita, a crucial benchmark of porn creation ability, has increased significantly over the last 20 years.
Oh sure they will, using a little word known as Lebensraum.
They had to import a German word to describe their devious plans? Sounds like China's experiencing a word shortage as well.
All you generalizers are assholes!
All of them?
I AM a pacifist. Most people's take on pacifists is ignorant and wrong
Dude, if you're a representative example, I think I'll stick to being ignorant and wrong.
In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.