RE: Thought experiment



Forest wrote:

> Land is still available, and offers many advantages over water
> as the foundation for permanent living quarters.  "Water-
> world" cities are entertaining to think about, but it seems 
> to me it is still a dreamer's area so far as actual realization 
> of a workable solution to any perceived world-wide housing 
> problem.

On the other hand, a floating city has additional sources of energy more 
readily available, e.g., wave motion and ocean temperature differential. 
Aquaculture is still in its infancy, and there are other industries to 
explore, such as reclaiming minerals from seawater.

jmr




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