By William MarkiewiczImaginary Dialogue with a New "Conservative."
NC: We'll transform the ocean beds, nature reserves and similar estates into oil fields and other treasure, creating unlimited jobs and new prosperity.
Q: And what will happen to the countless species and natural beauty?
NC: That will be a problem for some scientists and some esthetes.
Q: And if the fishing industry collapses?.
NC: We will create our own fisheries; those who can't afford to buy will soon forget the taste.
Q: And how about the overwhelming pollution, climate changes, which may kill millions or billions of people...
NC: Those billions are already pollution to the earth. As for us, we will know how to build on islands and other chosen spots, artificial paradises, well isolated, air conditioned, ultimately perfect.Back to the index of the Vagabond