"Who today can foresee what technologies future generations will have 25, 50,or 200 years from now? What raw materials they will need? How are we supposed to ensure that those families meet their needs"?
"Why then would we even think of empowering government to regulate today’s activities today based on the wholly unpredictable technologies, lifestyles, needs, and resource demands of distant generations? Why would we ignore or compromise the needs of current generations, to meet those totally unpredictable future needs – including the needs of today’s most impoverished, energy-deprived, malnourished people, who desperately want to improve their lives"?