11 July 2008

The End of Suburbia

The economic benefits of living in a very stable world - meaning we're not at war with China - that means that we can enjoy a lot of benefits of having them manufacture all our stuff. We're used to getting all of our household goods now from 12,000 miles away. They're "Made in China". You know everything from frying pans to underpants. What's going to happen if those supply lines to China are interrupted?...We're going to have to downsize and downscale everything we do...The age of the 3,000-mile Caesar salad is coming to an end. We're gonna have to grow more food closer to where we live....
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