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Ted Trainer and the Simpler Way

Here's the Editors note from this well written article From The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. It covers the big picture of our prediciment... much in line with what Chris teaches. It would be interesting to have Chris interview Ted ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 4 2012 - 11:02pm - 1 comment

Not everything is sold

I guess it's right that there would be no market for the total assets of the baby-boomers if they try to liquidate it and consume it in their old days. Prices would have to go down, for instance on real estate and stock. But will that ...

Forum topic - mariusm98 - Jun 20 2011 - 9:28am - 8 comments

the main problem with the globe

I picked this item from the 6/6 DD where I was going to reply, but thought it deserved its own thread..... hunt4riches wrote: I see the main problem with the globe to be over population combined with socialism, dictatorship and ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jun 7 2011 - 4:40pm - 24 comments

The world in 2050...

HSBC sees China and America leading global mega-boom The greatest global boom of all time has barely begun. Over the next forty years, economic growth will quicken yet further as the rising powers of Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America reach ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Jan 22 2011 - 10:57pm - 2 comments

Smithsonian's predictions for the next 40 years

Did anyone else get last month's Smithsonian Magazine??  They did a special for their 40th anniversary which included many people's predictions and theories about what the future would look like.  Peak oil was mentioned over and over,  but for ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Aug 23 2010 - 9:47am - 2 comments

Environment verses Capitalism or extinction = change the paradigm

I want to thank Chris Martenson for his work on "What should I do" series, on Resilence. Since most of us already agree on how we got here and why. Making a way to prepare for whats coming.  I came across this TED video and thought I might ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Aug 17 2010 - 7:22pm - 4 comments

Planet Earth - We Have A Problem

Re: Planet Earth - We Have A Problem DTM Thank you for adding perspective to the mostly economic (writ large) and energy "predicament" that is deeply discussed ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jun 15 2012 - 3:30am - 28 comments

The Unsustainability of Civilisation

This was being discussed on another group I belong to, and thought folks here would like to share it with me.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endgame_%28Derrick_Jensen_books%29   Premises ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Mar 6 2010 - 5:30pm - 11 comments

US census bureau confirms rising poverty, falling incomes, and growing numbers of uninsured

http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=15212 (Current News & Events, incomes, population, poverty, uninsured, Must Read) http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=15212 ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Sep 14 2009 - 9:31pm - 0 comments

Richard Heinberg at his best

Recently I’ve begun compiling a list of things to be cheerful about. Here are some items that should bring a smile to any environmentalist’s lips: World energy consumption is declining . That’s right: oil consumption is down, coal consumption is ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jun 12 2009 - 3:20am - 2 comments

Ideas Worth Spreading - Hans Rosling from TED

I know the data from this film is a little out of step, but I found it fascinating!!! What I wondered most from it though, as we're members of this future history of the World and the information gained from reading, writing and learning from ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - May 12 2009 - 6:22am - 0 comments

"What A Nightmare"

I think this is the cruelest yet most honest take of what human beings have succeeded in doing to planet earth. Where it doesn't create any answers, it sure as hell creates some stark questions about our stupid unsustainable lifestyle. If it ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - Feb 20 2009 - 12:16pm - 9 comments

Financial Crisis is a Good Thing

I've been reading these forums for a while now, and I reached the conclusion that given the current state of affairs with the economy, energy, environment, this Financial Crisis is one of the best things that could have happened. Why? ...

Forum topic - xpromache - Feb 17 2009 - 8:00pm - 2 comments

Worldometers

There're debt watches, here is word watches for all three E's. http://www.worldometers.info/ Re: Worldometers Thank you for posting this, fujisan. A fascinating resource. Arthur Re: Worldometers ...

Forum topic - fujisan - Feb 16 2009 - 6:56am - 2 comments

The Corporation (Film)

About the Film WINNER OF 26 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS! 10 Audience Choice Awards including the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Provoking, witty, stylish and sweepingly informative, THE CORPORATION explores the nature and spectacular rise of the ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - Jun 15 2012 - 4:13am - 5 comments

The Greatest Compounding Risk of All

We are more comfortable with numbers than we are with emotions.   We use numbers to ring fence those emotions and put them in a logical context; making sense gives us a feeling of security.   In the collapsing economic system we use numbers to ...

Forum topic - xxxxxx - Jan 24 2009 - 9:50am - 6 comments

Economic Growth <> Smart Growth

Hi all, I posted the following in response the "Bartlett on Growth" message: http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/albert-bartlett-growth/10466   I received a suggestion to cross post it here (slightly edited): ...

Forum topic - arjuna - Jun 15 2012 - 4:18am - 0 comments

Population Number needs to be changed in the presentation

Chris Can you doublecheck the number of years it takes to get to 2 Bill? When I ran the numbers in Excel I show that the 2 Billion figure is hit in 69 years, not 100. Small detail, but one that a critic can use to try and invalidate the whole ...

Forum topic - gak - Jan 12 2009 - 12:46pm - 2 comments