MemberApril 25, 2007 at 8:44 amquote Stephen Morriss:
I don’t see why not. Do you think we should still be paying for redundant lamp-lighters then?
I realise that coal mining in particular may still be an open sore with some people, but literally millions of people have had their industries disappear over the centuries, due to government or economic changes, and some just down to pure progress. That doesn’t, or shouldn’t, give anybody an opt-out of contributing to society for the rest of their lives.