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Thursday, May 06, 2004

  Rethinking yesterdays blog

Not long after I posted yesterdays blog, I realized that I'd alienated the environmentalists - by suggesting we dump SUVs and miscreant bike-hating DJs over a cliff in the Blue Ridge mountains.

Filling up one of those beautiful valleys with smashed up SUVs didn't go down well - "although it would be OK", one wag suggested, "if I was down below to help cushion the impact of the SUV on the environment after being accellerated at 9 meters per second. The resulting increase in carrion would help feed the mountain lions and scavengers, and the smashed SUV provide a home for other wildlife."

Yea, he's right.

I also realized that killing off SUV drivers was just a bad idea. Most SUV drivers have already reproduced - not only rendering darwin irrelevant - but rendering jihad, once the survivors grow up - likely.

Um... what to do?
 
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