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Of Schemes, Dreams and Adventure.
Hitting the mid 70s seemed to be the start of real deterioration in respect to thinking about adventures and then carrying them out. ( a hard fact to accept)
I have always looked at life as an adventure and have for the most part had the good fortune to be able to live (unlike Walter Mitty) that which I dreamed of.
Now at 81 and a widower it appears the spirits willing but the body suffers an energy brownout limitation
When The Tires Meet The Road …Sequel…
The comparative benefits of the process I have outlined ( assuming we immediately begin a program such as T. Boon Pickens recommends) are explained as follows:
All countries are to a degree dependent on one another to some extent large or small.
Our own growth has been possible because of abundance and exploitation of Natural Resources, Capital Investment and Labor Access with “energy
One of the beads on the Neckless:
Oil tankers...even then..
The Panay incident !.
I guess this is the only safe place for me to post !
Why Wars are Fought:
Possibly of interest to some.
Is there a connection with our current views ?
The abundance of Natural Resources and Capital Investments were the keys that pushed our Nation forward from the beginning and allowed us to exploit that abundance.
As we gradually depleted that abundance and grew in numbers we (as the other developed Western Countries had done for centuries ) found it necessary especially in respect to “Energy” to go farther afield in our own exploitations driven first from an initial financial aspect and later because of developing scarcity.
Updated 10-28-2008 at 07:07 AM by skeptic1