blockquote-Back-in-the-early-part-of-the-20th-century-the-private-electric-companies-that-didn’t-want-to-spend-money-on-electrifying-rural-America-used-similar-arguments.-Rural-people-however-felt-differently-when-they-began-using-electricity-for-a-lot-more-than-lights-electric-milking-machines-incubators-irons-well-water-pumps-city-dwellers-just-dont-know-what-its-like-to-have-your-water-stop-when-the-power-goes-out-hot-water-and-today-computers-server-farms-and-manufacturing.-What-a-waste-huh-I-don’t-know-the-context-of-Shellenberger’s-remarks.-And-we-will-assume-there’s-a-way-to-look-at-his-statement-—-somehow-—-that-doesn’t-mean-he-thinks-we-should-write-off-rural-parts-of-the-globe.-After-all-some-folks-like-to-live-there.-And-someone-has-to-milk-the-cows.-By-hand-apparently.-—-Tim-Marema-Edito

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