[Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists" still OT

Toon Moene toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Tue Jul 1 15:38:36 EDT 2008


Chris Samuel wrote:

> ----- "Prentice Bisbal" <prentice at ias.edu> wrote:
> 
>> The United States alone produces enough grain to feed the entire
>> world.
> 
> It is probably worth pointing out that, as a recent
> New Scientist article mentioned, a major part for the
> rise in grain prices is due the rising demand for meat
> from around the world.

One marketeer to another: "New is an old word; find a new word for it."

> This is, of course, a very inefficient conversion method
> of solar power into human food.

The 70s called - they want their argument back.

Sigh, I am too old for this world.

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