“About 60 years ago, Walt Kelly, the creator of the cartoon strip Pogo, said: ‘We have met the enemy and he is us!’


“No one wants to bear the price tag of change and, to be honest, we have all profited from amazingly cheap transportation in the recent past. This is not just linked to oil prices, but to the mindset we consumers have of what a car must do and how much we are willing to pay for it.

“All of us who are expecting to solve tomorrow’s problems with yesterday’s solutions are the brakes on the train of innovation and progress.”


Curve Issue thirty-two, 2010 ‘Emotional connection’ by Belinda Stening

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