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In a hearing on the Canadian pipeline matter last Wednesday, some GOP representatives were so rude as to dishonor the House. The pipeline will doubtless get built but it will do little good in the long run. We are moving past oil. We are waiting for the proper nudge from reality in the form of inventions that will revolutionize society. Unfortunately politics does not share such faith though it is what has driven invention from the beginning. And capitalism is more concerned with gadgetry and marketing than the bigger vision that animated the likes of Ayn Rand.
Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes