|Re: Tornadoes and acre plots||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Loren Davidson (lorenwombat.net)|
|Date: Mon, 12 May 1997 18:20:40 -0500|
At 06:10 PM 5/12/97 -0500, Your friend at: wrote: > Also, frankly I do not believe it is wise to make special efforts >for people to live in apartments. One to five acre plots per family is a >better idea. Should we surrender the rural areas to industry? Your idea makes any kind of public transit impossible. Transit requires 10-12 families per acre to be profitable, and the alternative is automobile gridlock. Should we surrender our remaining rural areas to suburbia, air pollution and pavement? 1-5 acres per family for everyone is unsustainable. According to John Jeavons ("How to grow more vegetables..."), by the year 2000 there will only be 1/4 acre of arable land per person available worldwide. Now, if you're talking family size between 5 and 20...:) Loren -- Loren Davidson loren [at] wombat.net http://www.batnet.com/beauty/ Medical Marijuana: It's not just a good idea; it's the LAW. (In California and Arizona)
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