And do you know what a full-fledged war would look like, percy?" "bad?" i guessed. "imagine the world in chaos. nature at war with itself. olympians forced to choose sides between zeus amd poseidon. destruction. carnage. millions dead. western civilization turned into a battleground so big it will make the trojan war look like a water-balloon fight." "bad," i repeated.
Cars are the most central thing in america, in a lot of ways. They've probably influenced the way we live more than anything else, and yet every really big problem - whether it's the environment or who dictates the international economy because of oil - is all tied to cars. Ultimately, cars are bad for civilization. I don't know if they'll end us.