Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Appell's Theorem


Appell's Theorem:
Despite the worst threats to the planet, earthlings will burn whatever it is that keeps them warm.
Proof: "Despite Climate Worry, Europe Turns to Coal," NY Times, April 23, 2008

3 comments:

Dano said...

Asimov's Nightfall expounds upon your theory without naming it, unfortunately.

But yes, I agree. We cannot apprehend scale, nor do we have sensory apparatuses that enable us to notice this kind of stuff.

Best,

D

MT said...

I blame Appell.

Chuck said...

On the other hand:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/23/world/europe/23nukes.html
"Italy Plans to Resume Building Atomic Plants"