From a distance, many view the massive turbines as majestic – as a clean, seemingly quiet and free source of endless energy. To untold thousands of families clustered within 1¼ miles or more of the pulsing machines, however, the IWTs [Industrial-scale Wind Turbines] bring strangely debilitating illness – increasingly incapacitating for some, yet scoffed at by wind proponents. [Helen Schwiesow Parker]
Yet so many jurisdictions have fallen prey to yet another socialistic experiment upon our lives: one that steals more of our personal wealth, diminishes our personal freedoms and individual liberty, and increases governmental control. Surprise, surprise…
And with so much of the Nirvana That Never Quite Arrives© narrative, dissent must be quashed. However, it is encouraging to see many planning applications, advocating under various guises of ‘green legislation‘ (sub-section, ‘Crony Green Corporate Welfare‘) in many jurisdictions in Western countries, failing to secure permits to build. As with so much of this ephemeral, utopian concept (‘free energy‘*), realization comes after the fall, with local politicians dumb-founded as to why the initial governmental bribes didn’t achieve the prescribed promise, political or otherwise.
* In physics, the law of conservation of energy states that the total energy of an isolated system [Earth] remains constant—it is said to be conserved over time. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed; rather, it transforms from one form to another. [Wikipedia]