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'Dlight Sky'
This mature technology is already here. No pollution, no mess, no fuss. It should have spawned a gigantic wave of research, but for some reason hasn't yet. There is a apparently a deep obstacle operating here, whether it's conceptual, spiritual or emotional--mankind simply isn't ready to receive this incredible gift yet.

It is far simpler to consider that most researchers, or at least their supervisors, have a good apprehension of the likely effects of publishing on a topic that could obsolete the business model of a group of businesses that are major contributors to universities and politicians and have major interests in various media corporations. They don't even have to confer with anyone to know not to encourage research along these lines.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Jan 12th, 2013 at 01:03:04 PM EST
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