it probably is. the second law of thermodynamics is a bitch.The situation as you describe it sounds even more hopeless than I previously thought.
no, because that makes things much, much, worse, remember?Which means unless we actually have a realistic solution (which we don't) then we need to gtfo.
more expensive than the loss of intenational trade?Endless wars are very expensive
if you think it's about "who the big dog" is, then you didn't read my post.and I think our current financial crisis is just as pressing, if not more so, than who is the big dog in the Middle East.