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Very readable for anyone with at least high school education.
As per usual, it is very well researched and written—JMG's diction is never dull or lectured, and I found myself finishing this one up quick.
Gas Fracking, Tar Sands and Tight Oil may have given us some wiggle room but oil and gas are not renewable.
Fracking is reindustrializing the Rust Belt. The US enjoys the cheapest natural gas and electricity in the industrialized world. What planet is the author on?Published 11 days ago by Peter Cacioppi
Greer is, as always, a provocative writer. His portrayal of “progress” as the civic religion of the modern era certainly rings true in some respects. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Richard H. Burkhart
I have never been a believer in the idea that the human species trajectory was hard wired from stone age barbarianism to space age utopia. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Trebor
Gas Fracking, Tar Sands and Tight Oil may have given us some wiggle room but oil and gas are not renewable. We're already seeing the affects.Published 8 months ago by BBook
The basic premises of this and similar books is that peak oil is upon us(undoubtedly correct) and that civilization as we know it will not survive peak oil (hopefully not correct... Read morePublished 10 months ago by G. Budrikis
I've read many of JMG's works, including many of those outside of his peak oil subject matter. But this one stands out in both its' approach and relevancy. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mark Angelini
This is a welcome book exploring the myth of progress, or rather religion of progress, in western civilization. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Dr. Lionel
When the fossil fuel feast is finished and the church of progress closes our mantra will be "they didn't think of anything" instead of
"they will think of... Read more
Peak oil is a difficult subject. It seems easy but trying to understand our energy situation is a danting task. This book zooms in on the psychology. Read morePublished 12 months ago by didier