Friday, May 30, 2014

Philosophy Wire: The primitive. The "evolved". Weather control.


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-05-30]: The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it" may one day be obsolete if researchers further develop a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger lightning.  [1] We are control freaks. We are evolved. We can control the weather. A primitive man would just adapt to the weather. A primitive man would just live in harmony with the rain. A primitive man would just play with the snow. A primitive man would just be happy under the sun. But what does he know....

PS. See the article about the Mississippi delta and the "do something" mania of modern people...

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