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Definitive Post-Oil Thread

My original intent with this thread was to discuss certain Diesel options for a post-oil economy. As all of us know, transportation is extremely valuable and integral to our economy, way of living and system of supply. Upon reflection and listening ...

Forum topic - A. M. - Jun 15 2012 - 3:04am - 36 comments

Highly Efficient Systems and Agonizing Death

Quote: "Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony." - Jack Kevorkian Perhaps what we need as a society is a better understanding of "efficiency", since it is such a key aspect of all ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Jan 8 2011 - 12:14pm - 0 comments

Efficiency => consolidation + specialization => loss of resilience

Chris The Crash course is excellent. Thanks very much for creating it. I am no economist. Nevertheless, I would like to suggest that you could usefully add another E and one more module to the Crash Course. The fourth E is for ...

Forum topic - HMichaelPower - Feb 7 2009 - 6:03pm - 6 comments

Systemic Stability and Viability

Hi, I found an interesting site of Bernard A. Lietaer about Systemic Stability and Viability . He compares the flow of money with natural ecosystems, thermodynamics, complexity and information theory. Bernard A. Lietaer concludes that our ...

Forum topic - fujisan - Jan 31 2009 - 4:55am - 1 comment

Living in the 21st Century....

Energy Literacy  I have just found the most amazing piece of work......  I might add, this guy has done this work WRT climate change, BUT it also applies to Peak Everything as we slide down the backside of effluence. Climate Change ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Dec 31 2008 - 12:18am - 3 comments