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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #19)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 01:31 PM

27. Still worth going for it, imo.

We have so much seawater. We must find a way to turn some of it into potable water or, at the very least, start converting some systems (like sewerage) into salt water based systems.

Like all new technologies, it is going to be expensive and have some problems at first, but if it can be done, we should do it.

When I first bought my Prius (second year of production), Toyota claimed they were taking a $50,000 loss per vehicle. That was most likely true, but it sure paid off for them in the end.

I don't have a problem with people making profit off of developing something that is good in the long run, particularly if they are taking a risk to do so. The bondholders, whether they be banks or private citizens, will assume the risk.

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