Alan Greenspan

on the today program the other day – last week actually – said: “societies have to make choices, as to whether they want more material well being, or more tranquility.  They cannot have both.”

I think it came the same day as George Dubya made his ‘historic’ announcement that America was going to lead the ‘war on climate change’ or whatever he calls it, just so long as, that war on climate change doesnt impact on America’s material well being of course…

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