Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Just some food for thought

  1. #1

    Default Just some food for thought

    "I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time — when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the key manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and whats true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness.”

    Carl Sagan, 1995

    Ahh, isn't he such an Angel?
    How could you possibly shoot at him?

  2. #2
    Administrator wheelsup_cavu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Corona, California


    I remember being told all through school we were going to be the "thinkers" of the world and everyone else would be the ones doing the "dirty" work. It always sounded pretty elitist to me and I never understood how we expected to keep the doers from becoming the thinkers once they had all the technology...


Similar Threads

  1. Food for thought in a mission ?
    By Trapper in forum Wish List
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-15-2010, 05:04 PM
  2. Food for Thought
    By Trapper in forum The Funnies
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-21-2009, 04:48 AM
  3. I thought this was a joke......OMG its real!
    By Hookecho in forum General Comments
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-18-2008, 03:52 PM
  4. Food for Thought
    By 352nd Oscar in forum General Comments
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-31-2007, 05:22 PM
  5. I thought you might Appreciate this one
    By Anonymous in forum General Comments
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 06-10-2004, 02:22 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts