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Product Details

  • Paperback: 174 pages
  • Publisher: Shawn Alli (November 20, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0991718208
  • ISBN-13: 978-0991718207
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,690,145 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Oil, The 4th Renewable Resource is an indispensable book building on the works of Thomas Gold and Nikolai Kudryavtsev in the quest to prove oil as abiotic. This is an issue shunned by mainstream media and the education system, who continue the passive indoctrination of the fossil fuel and peak oil theory to our children. Supporters in the abiotic camp are scarce due to reputations being irrevocably damaged, but I commend Shawn Alli for having the courage to go against the grain in such a politicized topic. Alli invites readers to look at the evidence of drilling rigs in bedrock areas where no sediment and biological material exists, hydrocarbons on Saturn’s moon, and the Fischer-Tropsch process. More importantly this is a book that refutes the theory of oil being the result of pressure cooked animal and vegetative remains that have a finite supply for our industrial use. Alli goes where few will venture, calling oil a renewable resource and comparing its value against other renewable resources. This book should prompt all readers, critics, and institutions to have an open discussion on the creation of oil while asking themselves what agendas are at work in allowing the myth of fossil fuels to proliferate for so long without the usual scientific scrutiny.

< p>-- Dr. Jerome R. Corsi, Author of The Great Oil Conspiracy and Black Gold Stranglehold.

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It is short, and easy to read.
That is why it appear that the oil spill in Alaska was not decomposing but it was decomposing at a very slow rate due to the very cold temperature in Alaska.
John Doe
Which makes me wonder what the point of the book even is.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By John Doe on October 16, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition
This author is not educated in Microbiology and is just a philosopher. As such his thesis is not scientific and makes a simple matter complicated. Common sense would tells you that Oil is Abiotic if you know Microbiology.

The fossil fuel theory is was started by in 1757 by Mikhail Lomonosov. Back in 1757 they used to give people Mercury when people get sick. And at one time, snake oil salesman was making a bundle selling miracle cures.

Since then our knowledge of the Microbial world has increased many folds and taking our understanding of the microbial world, the fossil fuel theory is outdated. Yet no one has taken our advanced knowledge of Microbiology and applied it to this outdated and defunct theory of fossil fuel. Many who know microbiology are too busy working in medicine & microbiology trying to saves lives to think much about the fossil fuel theory.

So how does Microbiology tells you that oil is Abiotic?

All dead matter is decomposed by microbes such as fungi, molds, bacterias and other small creatures. A forensic expert can tell you how quickly a body decomposed by fungi, molds, bacterias and other small creatures after death. That is how they can tell how long a person is dead from the state of decomposition. The only thing that is not decomposed is the bones as it is made out of minerals and fungi, molds, bacterias and other small creatures does not like that. And after all living matter decomposed, the only thing left is dirt.

A mummy does not decomposed because they use salts to soak the moisture out of the body and keep it dried in a coffin or a dry place. But if you add moisture on it, the water in the moisture would invites life and the living microbes would devour the Mummy and it would decomposed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By CGScammell TOP 1000 REVIEWER on January 16, 2013
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After solar, wind and water, oil is the fourth renewable resource, according to Shawn Alli and he wrote this book to prove his point.

I will play devil's advocate and give this book 3+ stars. I neither loved it nor hated it.

Shawn Alli is a self-described "philosopher" which is probably 21st-century slang for unemployed. He writes well, in an informal style as if he were talking to you. He is also very passionate about his stance on oil being an abiotic resource, meaning it's created deep in the earth's core and slowly seeps to the surface.

Alli does mention many ideas about the oil industry that I have to agree with. The oil industry wants consumers to believe that oil is running out and support the "peak oil theory." Whenever the oil industry and then the media jump on that fear, that gives the oil companies excuses to jack up the price for gasoline. It's the old supply-and-demand practice so popular with open-market economies. And if oil truly is running out, why do the oil companies continue to drill more oil every year? Because it's very profitable. More countries like China and India are experiencing a growing middle class that wants cars to get around. And according to the Oil and Gas Journal, the ongoing shale boom and increasing use of hydraulic fracturing will continue to mount oil companies' profits.

I have to laud Alli for his persistent stance on oil being a renewable source. But he may even be a bit too passionate about it. He wants North American schools to change the definition of oil from being a "fossil fuel" to an "abiotic" fuel. He even suggests passing this book around in schools to educate the masses.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Lisa Kearns TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on May 15, 2013
Format: Paperback
I was sent a free copy of this book, in exchange for my unbiased review.

I've always been a skeptic of the Global Warming movement, with its dire predictions about man ravaging the atmosphere and using up all the resources, and how cow flatulence is going to heat us up until we die. There are lots of opinions on both sides of the argument, but the fact is that the earth has survived millions of years of volcanoes erupting, animals passing gas, and even human pollution. And the earth has always managed to continue to turn on its axis, the seasons have continued to change, and life has gone on according to the NATURAL conditions found at that time. I believe the sun is the main contributing factor in warming or cooling periods, as evidenced by eons of alternating glaciers and rain forests on our planet.

But my opinions aside, Shawn Alli has written a believable theory about the continuous formation of oil on our planet. He has courageously published a book that will be unpopular with mainstream beliefs, but applauded by people like me, who believe that we are being manipulated by world governments and the oil industry. Alli backs up his theory with charts, examples, footnotes and references that support his ideas. He believes that oil is constantly being renewed and that "peak oil" is a scare tactic used to raise prices of gasoline and other petroleum products.

I enjoyed this book mainly because there are so few people who are willing to go against popular opinions of Global Warming (as people in Pennsylvania scrape snow off of their windshields in May), or to even entertain the thought that man isn't destroying the earth.
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