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on October 16, 2008 at 8:28:09 pm
 

 P34k O1l

 

Welcome to the show that will give you a little history about what happened and tell you what you can expect to happen next.

 

I don't want to scare the crap out of you, but if that's what it takes to wake you up than, so be it.

 

My own epiphany happened early last year, in 2007.

 

I came across a web site that led me to some other web sites and after a bit I started to ask myself if these kooks could just happen to be right. I bought a book (not an unusual event for me.)

 

It was called "The Party's OVER, Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies" by "Richard Heinberg" ISBN: 0-86571-482-7.

 

This book in 275 pages gives you all the insights you need to get started in surviving the oil era (I can't even call it an age, like the "Bronze Age" or the "Iron Age", its less that two hundred years old, and, in that short period of time, we've managed t blow through around half of it.)

 

Knowing the All American propensity for ignoring people until it was half past too late, I started to look through the cracks and discovered exactly what M. King Hubbert meant by the expression "Peak Oil".

 

Does the name William Demming ring a bell with anybody? He invented the entire field of statistical sampling, quality control and a methodology that was utterly ignored until he had to leave the 'States and go to Japan where he turned around Japanese industry and, now that Toyota is eating GM's lunch, the value of his approach has been recognized.

 

How about the name R. Buckminster Fuller? His Dymaxion car and the principles that guided his engineering and his architecture.

 

M. King Hubbert stated that in

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