Recently it was announced that Afghanistan will be the Saudi Arabia of Lithium. I freely admit I had no idea lithium existed in those quantities in Afghi but what we do know is this and other minerals were discovered long ago there and the quantity is only a surprise to the general public. As an example of how important lithium will become here is an example: "The company began construction of a $1 billion lithium-ion battery plant at the Smyrna site in May." December rollout of Volt will skip TN | tennessean.com | The Tennessean What we are in the process of is the Diamond Dunce Dance. This is the method of inflating prices based on fabrications and while the focus is played up on the environment via Global Warming the masses will miss how switching from primarily fossil fuels to hybrids only means we are getting fucked in different positions. Is there anything we can do or is it impossible to break through the veneer?