Dienstag, 23. Oktober 2007

Meine 200 Sklaven

Today, the extrasomatic energy used by people around the world is equal to the work of some 280 billion men. It is as if every man, woman, and child in the world had 50 slaves. In a technological society such as the United States, every person has more than 200 such „ghost slaves.

Quelle: David Price, “Energy and Human Evolution“, Population and Environment, Volume 16, Number 4, March 1995, pp. 301-19.

Lesehilfe: „extrasomatic energy“ kann man mit „Erdöl“ (und noch ein paar Promillen Wasserkraft und Atomenergie) übersetzen …

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