Are Wind Turbines Ugly?

From What is beauty? Or, On the Aesthetics of Wind Farms.

A philosopher’s essay on wind farms.

(photo Green Energy, Michael Tyas, 2006)

3 Responses to “Are Wind Turbines Ugly?”

  1. John says:

    We’ve thought about putting turbines in at our home in Costa Rica. Its on a hill and get plenty of wind from December through March. We’re just worried about the little birdies around the place. Aren’t those things just like a flying wildlife cuisinart?

  2. constance says:

    I love the way the wind turbines look.
    Drive across Europe and clusters of the long, elegant spoked poles against the rolling plains of green are magnificant.
    I have heard about the worry that birds may meet an untimely death, but here’s a website that says otherwise:

  3. Anonymous says:

    Destroy the wind turbines they are ugly, noisy and inefficient. Also chopping machines for birds!