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Subject:  Re: Self Storage as an Investment Date:  5/17/2003  7:56 PM
Author:  prometheuss Number:  107610 of 888229


What did I miss?


You missed out on making an inefficient "green" investment. The world is full of them, usuaully subsidized by the government or with higher prices being subsidized by consumers who have no choice.

You analyze the payback above like a businessman. From what I see, environmentalists frequently start with the desired outcome and then go back to look for ways to rationalize the desired outcome so they can get what they want at someone else's expense.

Seattle Pioneer

Well said. It is the same sort of wishful thinking that asks for a safer (or even guaranteed), higher safe withdrawal rate or asks for low cost (or even free), high quality health care.


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