"The continuing attempts to overcome basic physics and basic engineering with ideology and money-throwing raise a deeper concern: Is this a serious symptom of a more-fundamental problem? One can be alarmed that we've reached a point now where we are overstaffed with people who have spent their entire adult lives cocooned in a world where pure talk is both the objective and the end - people who have never had to wrestle with real-world constraints and the limitations imposed by brute matter.... and who thus seem to believe that any nice-sounding outcome can be brought into being by fine talk and fervent wishing."
'via Blog this'
September 26, 2011
Well worth reading the full posting by Dan Foty. We simply cannot become victims to the hype that flows from the fervent advocates when reality tells a different story.