paperwasp3 t1_j8fzmqe wrote

I think the Saudis mirrored "Wall" in the desert has aspects of arcology. But of course it's not a sealed environment. It is ambitious, and supposed to be self sustaining but I guess time will tell about that. Hopefully we'll learn from that and not make the same mistakes. But as you said it's the things that we don't know about or could ever imagine will be the real problems. Who's job is it to think of that stuff?


paperwasp3 t1_j27l6mb wrote

She was a massive drinker. When George Clooney first got to LA he had a job driving for his aunt Rosemary. She would go drinking with Charlotte Rae and George would have to drive them home. One time he pulled over for them and Charlotte stepped one leg out of the car. peed like a racehorse, and pulled her leg back in.