I stopped reading after the claim that a 175 lb person could be turned into something that exactly equalled 175 lb of output, none of which I translated into "waste". There's nothing scientists hate more than a theory that espouses perfect conversion without waste.
According to Fortune, that thermal depolymerization plant ran into some troubles. http://www.fortune.com/fortune/smallbusiness/articles/0,15114,1018747,00.html They figured that animal waste was going to be declared unsuitable for animal feed, but that never happened. So they have to buy the animal waste, which raises their costs up to $80 / barrel. But they plan to build plants overseas, where food processors will likely pay them to get rid of their refuse. Still an interesting idea though.
(edited by Mr. Boffo on 29.8.05 1924) In the real world, WWE believes that no matter what our race, religious creed or ethnic background in America, we all share the common bond of being Americans. American-Arabs are a part of the fabric of America, and they should be embraced by all of us.
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Animal waste should be declared unsafe for animal feed, but that's another story. Wow do I prefer eating organic.
A strict constructionist interprets the Constitution according to the language and original intent of the text at the time of its writing, in much the same way as a fundamentalist views the Bible. Fortunately, for strict constructionists, they have been endowed by God with the superhuman gift of being able to read the minds of people who died 200 years ago. Naturally, they use this power only for good - America (The Book)
The NY Times is running a series on class in America. This past Sunday was a general introduction with a lot of info abotu how Americans see themselves (College grads view themselves as Middle Class regardless of occupation or income, for example.)