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Re: A Tough Question .. Or Is It ??



On Mon, July 29, 2013 11:17 pm, dale mcinnes wrote:


> Why is such a popular .. and I do mean "much beloved" entity still on
> gov't subsidy ??

Why is the energy sector--the single most profitable part of modern human
society--still on government subsidy?

More importantly: because many of the nations of the Earth value Science
as an endeavor worthy of support.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/
Fax: 301-314-9661

Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
http://www.geol.umd.edu/sgc
Fax: 301-314-9843

Mailing Address:        Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                        Department of Geology
                        Building 237, Room 1117
                        University of Maryland
                        College Park, MD 20742 USA