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cynatnite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-22-05 12:13 AM
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8. Maybe...I don't know
Looking at the history of the transportation system I don't see it coming about. We'd have to go back and change a good hundred years of thinking and you know how hard that is to do.

Attempting to change it now would require much more incentive and willingness by people to make a 'sacrifice'. I honestly don't see that happening.

Having the automobile of your choice is now identitified with a sense of independence. It's a whole mentality now and a lot of americans are not willing to let go of that...even the democrat americans.

I don't agree that Walmart is a symptom of anything. If you want a symptom, look at the gas guzzling tanks on the roads, today. It's not about where a person goes or what they buy. Look at the automobile makers. Look at their unwillingness to make a real change in what they manufacture.

Your analagy just doesn't apply.
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