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Local Groups - A Question for Adam Perhaps?

  How many members is CM up to these days?  How many in the greater Chicago area? I know that giving away personal information is a sensitive topic for individuals who invest in physical gold, but is there a way to look at the CM ...

Forum topic - macro2682 - Jan 2 2012 - 4:37pm - 0 comments

Convincing Family and Friends - Fear of Change - An Email Thread

I have attached an email thread between me, one of my best friends, and my girl friend.  It gives insight into the challenges associated with breaking through the bias and fears that prevent humans from considering that the circumstances around their ...

Forum topic - msnrochny - Oct 18 2011 - 4:15pm - 22 comments

CC and Transition Towns

I am curious to know whether others have used the Crash Course as part of the awareness-raising stage of a Transition Town movement in your area. If so, how did it go? What did you learn? How did you frame the event as part of the TT movement and ...

Forum topic - yagasjai - Aug 13 2011 - 2:37pm - 0 comments

Der Crash Course Einführung

Willkommen zum Crash Course. Der Crash Course möchte Ihnen die Natur einiger äusserst ernster Herausforderungen und Risiken begreiflich machen, die unsere Wirtschaft und unseren künftigen Wohlstand bedrohen. Vorweg einige Worte des ...

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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

Chris Interviewed on TheStreet.com

Chris just recorded an interview with TheStreet.com covering the likely next moves by the Fed. The podcast can be downloaded here: http://radio.thestreet.com/taskaudio/realstory032911.mp3 The interview with Chris begins at 21m:27s enjoy, ...

Forum topic - Adam Taggart - Mar 29 2011 - 8:04pm - 4 comments

Crash Course book arriving March 15

In case you didn’t get the email from Amazon, the book arrives next week. Chris Martenson "The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment"    Previous estimated arrival date: April 01 2011 - April 05 ...

Forum topic - Travlin - Mar 11 2011 - 11:51pm - 1 comment

Convincing a spouse

Folks, I am deeply concerned about the future and have been awakened so to speak.  I am doing my best to bring my wife into the plan but she is resistant.  I think because she is scared and does not want to see life change.  It could also be that ...

Forum topic - ciscokid - Mar 4 2011 - 10:28am - 17 comments

CM's "The Crash Course" Book, Available Now!

You know that Chris' new book "The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment" is coming out later in March 2011.  AND YET, if you have an Amazon Kindle, you can get and read the book ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 15 2012 - 3:03am - 5 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

Some tips for improving the Crash Course

Note that the version I have of the Crash Course is a bit old (PAL torrent from ~2008/9), so some of the following things may have been improved already. - The beginning is a bit too long, people with short attention spans (i.e. most of us, thanks ...

Forum topic - uaz5 - Nov 15 2010 - 11:35am - 1 comment

Crash Course?

Hey staff, I haven't watched the Crash Course in about 3-4 months.  Have there been any changes to the content recently?  I didn't want to go through the whole course to find out, as it's quite long.  I try to check it out every 6 ...

Forum topic - LogansRun - Nov 4 2010 - 10:35am - 1 comment

Advice for a Career Quitter...

After three years of research on the economy and peak oil, I am certain that I will leave a perfectly fine job of 25 yrs at the end of this year.  I'm in an energy related field.  I enjoy the actual work but I am tired of being on the road 4 ...

Forum topic - mooselick7 - Apr 19 2010 - 12:32pm - 24 comments

The New Paltz seminar thread

Hey gang -- I wanted to open a thread about the Crash Course lecture/Q&A and the "Thriving In Any Future" seminar that Chris & Becca gave this past weekend in New Paltz, NY. The two events were intended to spread awareness of ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Jun 15 2012 - 3:29am - 8 comments

Project Welcome Mat

Long-time site regulars know that PeakProsperity.com offers an enormous amount of content. But the site is seeing an explosive growth of newcomers, and I've realized that many people have no idea what they are missing. For example: Many ...

Forum topic - Erik T. - Jun 15 2012 - 3:31am - 16 comments

Not So Much

Dear Chris Martenson and people who believe in resource finiteness, let me attempt to convince you otherwise. What is a resource? - It's stuff that humans need, which we have less of than we would prefer. Is the amount of physical stuff ...

Forum topic - EmperorNero - Mar 28 2010 - 12:10am - 25 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

Chris Martenson on Oprah: This community can put him there

[I chose to post this in the General forum rather than the Martenson Brigade forum because there are so many new people on the site that I feared that many are not yet even aware of the Martenson Brigade]. My fellow Chris Martenson fans, I think ...

Forum topic - Erik T. - Feb 25 2010 - 1:37am - 12 comments

EROEI of Medieval Society

In chapter 17b of the crash course, Chris states: If, instead, these people were able to produce just 1.2 calories for every 1 calorie expended, then they’d have the exact energy balance that existed in medieval times. This skinny 20% surplus ...

Forum topic - sofistek - Feb 20 2010 - 4:56am - 12 comments

Dr. Chris in New Paltz, NY (4/10 & 4/11)!!

Hey all -- If you've checked out the 'Upcoming Events' tab today, then you probably noticed that Dr. Chris will be making an appearance in New Paltz, NY on April 10th and 11th!  I have been working with Dr. Chris and his staff -- and ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Jun 15 2012 - 3:39am - 1 comment