Mr. John Herman Sr. writes:
Your "Phrenicea Vision" needs competition and someone to disagree with your
Example: The Earth is 75% water. In 50 years there will be water barons instead of oil
barons, who will invent cheap ways to convert salt water to useable water, and pipe it
to the area in need. No one in many areas will pay a $1 a gallon for water if they could
develop catch basins during a rainstorm and capture tons of water.
Another example: In 2050, there will be aerocars for each family, which could be a car
or a safe airplane, which would eliminate building more roads, and the people would go
flying to work because this would eliminate all road congestion. People traveling north
would be on different altitudes than people traveling going south.
And another: Planes may be banned but not rocket ships fueled by nuclear
reactors, which are clean and only need refueling every 50 years. They were designed to be
free from take-off and landing accidents because they had sufficient power to take off and
land in a ‘soft mode’ regardless of any weather conditions.
And that's not all! When I develop my own website you will be in deep trouble!
Here's a sample...
What is Polychromecia? Science in late 2010 discovered that just like DNA, each
person at birth has been equipped with an individualized brain wavelength, and that each
person can be linked to another person if they could identify the other person's wavelength.
It’s almost the same as calling another person if you knew their phone number. Each
person's wavelength would be monitored and a code number assigned in the same way as
today's telephone number. However, if a person preferred some privacy or quiet time,
they would have the capability to scramble their code number.
To be continued!
See, that wasn't so difficult!
Thank you for your letter. On the Phrenicea website we encourage the submission of visitor
comments for a healthy exchange of ideas. However, the combative tone of your letter invites
us to respond in kind. We hope that you can "take it" as well as you "give it."
First off, we are flattered that your proposed scenario name, Polychromecia, begins with a "p" and
is suffixed with a very similar "cia." However, it does in no way reflect the nature of
your proposed communications scenario. Your name implies "many colors," when perhaps you
were striving for a name suggesting many wavelengths. We would suggest a name derived from
the word "spectrum" might be a better "root" choice.
Regarding flying cars: These were envisioned as early as the 1940s. Today there are
over 40,000 automobile-related deaths annually just in the U.S. alone. This as a result of
individuals with varying degrees of skill and states of mind manipulating vehicles within a
single (horizontal) plane: left-right and forward-reverse. The addition of another plane
(vertical) would exponentially increase the chances of collision. And it is not expected
that the skill level of drivers will improve over time — especially if "flight training"
was required. (Many of today's youth are administered a watered down version of the
written driver's permit test to reduce failure rates.) Today there's an entire
industry and profession employed to prevent collisions of airplanes of relatively small
numbers, and not always with success unfortunately. Imagine the chaos of a hodge-podge
of tiny airborne vehicles.
Regarding "clean" atomic rockets: Technological advancement will not change the lethal
aspects of radiation, either as the result of contained nuclear fission or its dissemination
as a result of a crash or collision. Even after fifty years, there is still not a permanent
solution to radioactive waste disposal from the relatively small number of nuclear
reactors (440) throughout the world. Imagine the insanity of flying reactors. (The Chernobyl
disaster released 500 times more radiation than the Hiroshima bomb, and a similar incident
was narrowly averted at the Belayarsk plant in September 2000.)
Finally, with regard to fresh water: Of course Phrenicea is aware of the vast oceans, and
that is the paradox that we face. We evolved away from salt water and require fresh water
to survive. Unfortunately, the amount of energy required to distill or filter fresh water
from the briny sea precludes its widespread adoption. And the water barons of which you
speak that might pursue such an endeavor will no doubt live up to their moniker, and will
indeed charge perhaps even more than the $1.00 equivalent referenced on our website.
To conclude: We at Phrenicea attempt to construct a future scenario that is based upon the
laws of nature and our practical capacity to manipulate them. We will continue to try to
stimulate the imagination responsibly, with the requisite research and knowledge as a
foundation. It is quite easy on the other hand, to conjure up armchair scenarios based
Please feel free to peruse the many other aspects of the Phrenicea website. Again, we
invite your comments and will respond in kind.
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