a post from an aborted Blog
I am currently fixated on the use of energy in the world and the changes that this use will be undergoing in the next little while (say nine or ten years).
That we are at or near peak oil production appears to be a given at this point. One-half of all of the oil in the world has been used up since John Rockefeller and his cronies invented a new system of the world back in the 1880's.
I think that how a society, family, or person deals with the changes coming down the pike will define the well-being for that entity. I feel that energy use and the concommitant entropy issues will drive and define the individual in the coming years.
Needless to say, all of the answers are not at my fingertips. This is as much as anything a way to come to grips with the issues. So as much as anything, I will be trying to elicit serious responses from the people who look at this blog. Please give constructive ideas. Please try to be a scientist, not a true believer.