an article that will get your attention…

The Mountain Sentinel: energy depletion, sustainability, fascism, socioeconomic collapse, democracy, equality, activism, peak oil.

This article is simultaneously scary as hell and hopeful. We are indeed addicted to technology and I suspect this is natural for Humans; technology is one of the traits that sets us apart from other creatures (stone age tools are a type of technology). This article makes an excellent point that our current technology is way too energy intensive or more accurately petroleum intensive. Another point made is that technology has profound effects on our psychology and society. This is an interesting and thought provoking article; although I think there is also a touch of paranoia perhaps. Or, perhaps not…

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