“Very soon, the entire country should switch, first of all, to energy that can be generated from the sun's rays in the [US] south, which should be supplied to the entire country" [Edited and Translated by Arnie Gotfryd]. As quoted in Mind over matter : the Lubavitcher Rebbe on science, technology and medicine, by Rabbi Menahem Mendel Schneersohn, original Hebrew edition compiled by Joseph Ginsburg and Herman Branover; edited and translated into English by Arnie Gotfryd. Jerusalem: Shamir, 2003. p. 257. The talk, given in Yiddish and with English subtitles, is available online at www.chabad.org
Suggested Discussion Questions:
Why do you think the Lubavitcher Rebbe recommended the use of solar energy?
Time Period: Contemporary (The Yom Kippur War until the present-day)