our closest relatives the Great Apes
Not to be pedantic, but humans are Great Apes (the other members being orangutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees). There is only one extant member of the lesser ape group: the gibbon.
Hominidae Wikipedia entry
100% enforcement would result in much if not most of the population imprisoned.
To some of the more nefarious members of the Powers That Be, this might be a clandestine part of their agenda. In an era of environmental devastation, increasing income inequality, &c., some pretext for imprisoning vast swathes of the population might be exactly what many of the real people in power want.
IMO the cheapest way to provide working space to a lot of people is to allow them to telecommute.
Yeah, but then PHB's wouldn't get to micro-manage and strut about attempting to compensate for their small penises.
Do you know how much CO2 is generated to make concrete
How much CO2 is generated mining ore to retrieve lead and other metals present in a CRT, or drilling and refining the petroleum to make virgin plastic, as opposed to reusing what has already been extracted from the earth? This is to say nothing of turning a patch of land into a lunar landscape after the mining company has moved elsewhere.
"All we are given is possibilities -- to make ourselves one thing or another." -- Ortega y Gasset