The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
As time goes by, I realize that I do trust the wind. And I often write my songs for myself.
As a person, I'm not that hopeful, but somehow the hopeful part of me reveals itself through my songs.
Corn ethanol can help in the short term, but it has serious limitations, and none of this is going to work if we don't dramatically improve the efficiency of our cars and trucks.
I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year.