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Of Ghosts and Ghost Towns

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
I hpe the second one is no ghost!

There’s a huge movement to tackle homelessness, but not in my neighborhood!

Asher
 

Jarmo Juntunen

Active member
I was surprised to see the amount of homeless people and beggars in San Fransisco. Sure, I knew about the problem but still the extent surprised me.
 

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
Ghost towns are markers of our attempts at ideas that failed because other ideas had beaten them in the market place or rge local resources were somehow used up!

Typical losses of an entire industry were the communities were left behind the time were the candle manufacturers and places that lacked feathers, as electricity and foam rubber largely replaced their use!

Another is the exhaustion of easy mining of a mineral such as iron ore or silver. Then the entire town economy collapses and property is worth nothing.



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Jarmo Juntunen: “Of Ghosts”

Here there was no one remaining to steal the once luxurious chair!


Asher
 

Jarmo Juntunen

Active member
Ghost towns are markers of our attempts at ideas that failed because other ideas had beaten them in the market place or rge local resources were somehow used up!

Typical losses of an entire industry were the communities were left behind the time were the candle manufacturers and places that lacked feathers, as electricity and foam rubber largely replaced their use!

Another is the exhaustion of easy mining of a mineral such as iron ore or silver. Then the entire town economy collapses and property is worth nothing.

Here there was no one remaining to steal the once luxurious chair!

Asher
I had read about how quickly such towns became to flourish and, also, how suddenly they died. Seeing the remains of that process was really exciting.
 
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