RE: Thought experiment
- To: <domesteading at sculptors dot com>
- Subject: RE: Thought experiment
- From: "J. Michael Rowland" <rowley at telalink dot net>
- Date: Mon, 3 Jul 00 17:02:28 -0500
> 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
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.
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