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Peak oil, an event based on M. King Hubbert's theory, is the point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which it is expected to enter terminal decline. It is often confused with oil depletion; however, peak oil is the point of maximum production, while depletion refers to a period of falling reserves and supply. ...more
“ Global crude oil reserves are like a huge, melting glacier that shrinks, floods, and fertilizes side valleys hitherto deserted, out of reach. ”
“ . . . every society that grows extensive lawns could produce all its food on the same area, using the same resources, and . . . world famine could be totally relieved if we devoted the same resources of lawn culture to food culture in poor areas. These facts are before us. Thus, we can look at lawns, like double garages and large guard dogs, [and Humvees and SUVs] as a badge of willful waste, conspicuous consumption, and lack of care for the earth or its people. Most lawns are purely cosmetic i ...more ”
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In primitive time, women might have started plantation however, the breakthrough for transition …more
[close] In primitive time, women might have started plantation however, the breakthrough for transition from hunter-gatherer to agricultural societies might not happen until men involved in plantation. Similarly, changes for sustainable economy cannot be achieved everywhere in an economy from a small village community to downtown financial industry until the core capitalists join with us by dispelling their Capitalists Dilemma (CD).
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