exponential growth

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On the idea of Capital

I have been chewing of late on the idea of Capital... what it means, and how the practices of our current monetary leaders treat it.  Here we are in a purportedly Capitalist system, and yet Capital.... your savings.. is treated like SHIT.  Really.. ...

Forum topic - Jim H - Sep 9 2011 - 10:36am - 7 comments

Prophets of Doom on the History Channel

I hope other people saw the program "Prophets of Doom" on the History Channel.  They were dead on on most things taking place.  It really looked like they had taken it from the Crash Course.  See if you can catch it when it is on again.  There ...

Forum topic - ewilkerson - Jan 6 2011 - 9:34am - 46 comments

exponential growth

I just stumbled on a thread from a few weeks ago where people were challenging CM's exponential growth claim.  Since the thread is old, I started a new thread to revisit that issue and help answer the question that so many people have, i.e. ...

Forum topic - strabes - Jul 30 2010 - 7:30pm - 99 comments

An opportunity to help spread the message

There is a rare opportunity to help raise awareness about the consequences of exponential growth on a finite planet. The documentary Hooked on Growth will feature many bright minds, including Chris Martenson.  Change is more likely once more ...

Forum topic - Xanb - Jun 15 2012 - 3:21am - 5 comments

Kurzweil Speculates on Solar Energy, Health and Other Topics

Despite being a scientist, I tend to not look to technology to solve our energy problems.  But here is a different perspective on exponential development.  - Jim ...

Forum topic - JRB - Mar 17 2010 - 1:47pm - 2 comments

Sources for issues presented in crash course

Hello all I need to do a 30 page report on exponential growth and limits to growth based on Crash Course. I need to objectively review the points presented in the video and determine whether or not they are true or accurate. For this project I ...

Forum topic - omgzomg - Mar 10 2010 - 6:12pm - 3 comments

Oil as the cause of exponential growth in population and economy

It's an interesting question you pose, whether oil "causes" exponential growth. There's a recurring joke among environment scientists, that man was put on earth to free up all the excess energy stored during the eons when oil, coal ...

Forum topic - bobwise32952 - Jan 19 2010 - 7:25pm - 3 comments

Reasoned Rebuttal to the Exponential Problem . . . Does one exist?

Hello! Relatively new to the site and completely new to a pessimistic outlook. I apologize if anyone has asked this question before.  I looked and could find no answer to my question. What I am wondering is if there is an intelligent and ...

Forum topic - cpkj - May 3 2009 - 12:39am - 2 comments

"Did You Know?"

I felt this video was thought-provoking, and thought I'd share it here.  It also happens to mention that we live in exponential times.  I'm always interested to see this terminology used around as simply getting the concept in front of ...

Forum topic - Brandon - Jun 15 2012 - 4:07am - 4 comments

A Simple Tutorial In Non-Linear Mathematics

Particularly a question for Chris but others, please weigh in. I was having a discussion yesterday on another website pertaining to debt/GDP ratio and a seemingly intelligent poster adamantly told me, with great passion that  "as long as ...

Forum topic - Morpheus - Jan 6 2009 - 8:35am - 2 comments