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Riding the ‘sixth wave’

The task ahead for each of us is to prepare as fast and as well as we can for the consequences of Peak Oil described elsewhere on this website – but to remember, in the stress of this new, frightening activity, that humans have always been immensely inventive, and we are on a huge, historical peak of inventiveness right now. […] Continue reading

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Simple arithmetic

John Evans is a Tasmanian fisherman and home-spun philosopher who has had a lifelong interest in the fate of humanity and the natural world. An item of his artwork <em>”The Ship for Fools”</em> is an expression of his passionately held belief that society and politics is grasping at straws at a time when it should be pulling together to avert major calamity <a href="http://peakoiltas.org/2010/11/simple-arithmetic/">[…]</a> Continue reading

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