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  •  I've always admired your eloquence ... (none)
    ...even when I've disagreed with you - no easy matter considering your eloquence and skill at argument are twins.

    And many of the points you raise are good ones.

    But, unless we're prepared to reduce the world's population by 5.5 billion or so, and willing to live  simple lives the way some people still do in, say, Hay-on-Wye, Craignor and Iona, then we're going to need energy. For that purpose, those turbines are neither so deadly nor so unsightly as slag heaps or the headframe of a colliery. And they don't contribute to the global climate change that will, if unchecked, turn all that Welsh greenery into dust.

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