[lit-ideas] Re: Sunday Wotsit

  • From: "Paul Stone" <pastone@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 22:30:24 -0400

> The paving over of exurbia and concomitant destruction of wetlands and
>habitats (every hear of the housing boom?) is very
>much affecting groundwater.  The U.S. is today
>virtually one huge suburb.

You're living in a fantasyworld!

>Still, I'm
>  talking about the U.S., and here in the U.S. we are
>  one great big highway from coast to coast with all the
>  roads in between.  Water cannot penetrate paved roads,
>  and the paved roads had once been wetlands.  Jimminy
>  Cricket I wish it weren't so.  But it is.

No, actually, you are NOT one great big highway. Have you ever been to
Montana? Wyoming? Idaho? Kansas? North Dakota? Minnesota? These are
HUGE states in area and they have no population.

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