On the day I paid attention in science class, “conservation of energy” resonated in my adolescent brain. Something about energy in a system remains constant—energy saved doing homework could be spent in other pursuits, I suppose.
Broadly applied to cars today, that theory would mean that for every standout on the road there must be at least one sub-standard model lurking. For every Camry, there’s a Cobalt. For every Accord, there’s an Allante. (At least, I wish there were.)
Galileo may look at BMW’s lineup and find hits like the X3 and X5. His gaze may then turn to the