Source: 9 to 5 Mac
quote: You are still believing in an artificial limit. Do some research on how much metal is current recycled and how much is created from raw ore. The economy is about creating things, not raping the world as you see it.
quote: Energy is the most recyclable thing there ever has been. Ever heard of E=mC^2?
quote: Even mass theoretically can be made into energy or vice versa
quote: We can take chemical energy and change it into kinetic energy
quote: Take any energy and it can theoretically be changed into any other form of energy
quote: energy is the most recyclable thing that has ever existed.
quote: Everyone agrees that the idea of a perpetual motion machine is a good thing, but it's also something impossible in a system on earth
quote: Economics isn't about what's "good" per se, but what's the correct price for things.
quote: Even mass theoretically can be made into energy or vice versa.
quote: All recycling and renewable energy is "lossy."
quote: The sun isn't renewable, the energy from it comes at a loss to the reserved energy of the sun.
quote: And theories make everything more understandable. Newton's theories on motion didn't only describe what existed at the time, but helped people create more useful things that Newton never imagined could exist. The engine for example. "Theoretically" is one of the things that does help the real world, and quite significantly at times.