(urth) Short Sun blog review

António Pedro Marques entonio at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 10:03:28 PDT 2010

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote (22-09-2010 17:49):
> 2010/9/22 António Pedro Marques<entonio at gmail.com>:
>> If you ask me, it's quite the reverse. The only thing that mattered would be
>> the landing, otherwise it's just a massive waste of taxpayers' money. At
>> least that's how I see people reacting to every huge speding in public
>> works.
> That's a very modernistic/democratic approach ... people in feudal
> societies don't wonder where their taxes are going, they are grateful
> they aren't higher.

Don't know... taxes used to go to tangible things or waste. The Whorl is not 
waste but isn't much tangible either. It's clearly something that is visible 
- like, say, a cathedral - but unlike a cathedral, it doesn't serve its 
purpose just by being there.

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