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Resilience and the Rockefeller Foundation

For me, this falls under the category of "question everything".  If you look at the history of what the Rockefeller Foundation has supported in the past and how those areas have been "morphed" to the advantage of the elite, you begin ...

Forum topic - ao - Oct 7 2013 - 9:47pm - 10 comments

Let's be less egocentric, short-sighted and simplistic about all this

I am curious...why everybody thinks and post as if the world will end? I see posts here from 2008 and wonder what are those people doing/thinking now, four years later... I learned about what we call “peak oil” (that really encompasses financial ...

Forum topic - silviatic - Jul 9 2012 - 5:40pm - 17 comments

The Definitive Emotional Preparedness Thread

Hi everyone, As a result of Chris’ recent post on his own personal transformation called Getting In Shape: The New Me and Chris’ recent interview with Carolyn Baker called Carolyn Baker: Emotional Resilience Is Essential In Turbulent ...

Forum topic - suziegruber - Jun 15 2012 - 2:52am - 3 comments

Transcript for Rob Hopkins: Making the Red Pill Taste Good

Below is the transcript for Rob Hopkins: Making the Red Pill Taste Good. Chris Martenson:  Hello, and welcome to another PeakProsperity.com podcast. Of course, I am your host, Chris Martenson. ...

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The World After Abundance

John Michael Greer -- the Archdruid of the Archdruid Report -- has posted an essay of the sort that makes me go "thud" -- as in, I bump up against what he's talking about and I have no riposte to fend off what he's asserting.  This ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Jun 5 2011 - 1:15am - 47 comments

Bush Mechanics

There was a documentary series back in 2001 called Bush Mechanics. "The television show featured Aboriginal people from Yuendumu fixing cars in such a way as they travelled through Central Australia. As they traverse the desert in their ...

Forum topic - Poet - Jun 15 2012 - 2:58am - 4 comments

Irreplaceable oil: Chris on BNN video.

Chris appeared this morning on BNN (Business News Network in Canada) and did a great interview. http://watch.bnn.ca/#clip457760 Great interview, Chris! Great interview, Chris!  Let the book interviews we've been looking forward ...

Forum topic - SteveW - Apr 28 2011 - 12:51pm - 3 comments

Getting a bit edgy-working hard to hold it together

Hi All, I have for some time now been really diving into what I call "transition" which is a blanket term for the resiliency training we are all on this site working toward in our own manner.  i am a newbie to the financial terminology ...

Forum topic - aarondenal - Nov 28 2010 - 12:01am - 26 comments

Should I raise a credit to cover the expenses of building resilience?

We definitively have not enough money to prepare well for a crises. Does it make any sense to raise a credit to cover the expenses of building resilience? - It seems quite contradictory to me. For now, we confine ourself on expanding our social network. ...

Forum topic - melvinmaze - Nov 2 2010 - 10:33am - 9 comments

The Limits to Complexity

This is an essay I just wrote this week exploring the relationship between peak complexity and the global economy. It attempts to analyze mainstream economic policy prescriptions in the context of diminishing returns on complexity and our unsunstainable ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Jun 15 2012 - 3:19am - 8 comments

Found this blog (Global Guerillas) recently...

...and the dude who writes it (John Robb) seems pretty hep to the 3Es and the issues which we're wrestling with in these here parts. http://globalguerrillas.typepad.com/globalguerrillas/ He's a Yale/USAF Academy grad and is busily ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Apr 13 2010 - 8:08pm - 3 comments

Tipping Point

Hi, have you seen the new Tipping Point: Near-Term Systemic Implications of a Peak in Global Oil Productions report by Feasta? The report argues that the defining dynamic of our civilisation is the withdrawal of energy from a complex and ...

Forum topic - Energeek - Apr 2 2010 - 3:26pm - 6 comments

Transition Towns to Address Peak Oil, Climate Change and Economic Crisis

Chris has not mentioned that Transition Towns has arrived in America, and can be one part of any community's solution. http://www.transitiontowns.org http://www.meetup.com/Transition-Trainin... Cheers, and keep up the ...

Forum topic - Alastair Lough - Mar 17 2009 - 1:17am - 3 comments

Food-Back Currency

Perhaps some of you are familiar with Jason Bradford's "Reality Report", a long-format interview podcast on issues related to energy descent. (Featuring luminaries like, uh, Chris Martenson.) I just ran across this interesting post by him ...

Forum topic - alawrence - Mar 5 2009 - 11:20pm - 3 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