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We will NOT find an alternative to energy dense, easily transportable conventional oil in time to sustain indefinate economic growth.

All alternative energies have one or more disadvantages that do not let them compete with cheap conventional oil.

Given our industrial civilization depends on massive amounts of cheap energy, the reliance on conventional oil is enormous.

The only quick solution I see is a drastic downscaling of economic activity.

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  • Feb 23 2013: Can I just say as a humble low priority worker look at life and how it is lived to find all your answers you all look for the difficult answers but look at the archeology its all there. You have nothing on the ancients, Don't forget they Didn't have our technology but can you explain their measurements, foresight, and accuarcy and craftmanship EXPLAIN THAT from us mere mortals whodon't know no better.

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