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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Peaks are induced by centralized policy

Post  Shelby on Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:46 am


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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Coming depression will relieve demand for oil (unless we go into war)

Post  Shelby on Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:21 am

Read entire article at top of page of the following links, and also these specific linked comments:

http://www.chrismartenson.com/blog/future-chaos-there-no-plan-b/46331#comment-91399
http://www.chrismartenson.com/blog/future-chaos-there-no-plan-b/46331?page=1#comment-91426
http://www.chrismartenson.com/blog/future-chaos-there-no-plan-b/46331?page=1#comment-91429

I didn't realize the abandoned Saudi fields still have 50% of the oil down there! Essentially that pulsed water injection technology recovers more oil because the water is not dispersed into (mixed with) the oil:

http://eori.uwyo.edu/downloads/EOR_IOR_Jackson2010/Powerwave_PTTC(081810).pdf#page9

China will crash once oil gets too expensive-- the Great Depression will relieve demand for oil (unless we go into war):

https://goldwetrust.forumotion.com/economics-f4/inflation-or-deflation-t9-450.htm#3775

Some may appreciate the list of books from 3min point forward in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMVseuagYt8

This guy in CT is sucking his incoming air for his residential aircon through underground tunnels in order to pre-cool it. Apparently saves a lot of power, because the underground stores the night time temperature. if you cut the temperature DIFFERENTIAL by 2/3 (e.g. 94 - 70F to 78 - 70F for Atlanta in summer perhaps), the power cost should be 2/3 less. This may be of less benefit in very humid climates where the air temp doesn't drop as much at night. I don't know what % of your cost structure is power, but it will probably increase over time due to developing world rising to compete for energy and the rising cost (lower EROEI) of extracing oil and coal.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty re: world's population

Post  Shelby on Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:43 pm

http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article17644.html#comment95551

Shelby wrote:Christian L. wrote:
"...I agree that the worlds population is getting out of hand and causing many problems..."

That westerners believe such erroneous propaganda, is really sad. We need more people (more independent actors and possibilities), not less:

https://goldwetrust.forumotion.com/knowledge-f9/book-ultimate-truth-chapter-6-math-proves-go-forth-multiply-t159-15.htm#3640

And the "problems" with energy are non-problems, but actually normal change that is part of the trend of the universe towards maximum possibilities (disorder, aka entropy), as dictated by the 2nd law of thermodynamics (discovered in 1856!):

https://goldwetrust.forumotion.com/knowledge-f9/book-ultimate-truth-chapter-6-math-proves-go-forth-multiply-t159-15.htm#3748

The Malthusian propaganda (e.g. global warming, climate change, peak energy, etc) are lies promulgated by the mass media, which since 1980s has been concentrated into ownership by a few rich families such as Ted Turner, who is allegedly the financier of the Georgia Guidestones:

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Georgia_Guidestones&oldid=390241904#Reactions

I have interpreted the symbolic meaning of those stone inscriptions:

https://goldwetrust.forumotion.com/economics-f4/changing-world-order-t32-90.htm#3515

Consider the benefit of trusting nature and living in harmony with it, instead of thinking we can control the future (e.g. birth control pills at young age that turn our women into men). Let's stop the insanity.

What is causing the world's problems is mankind's love of debt and pooling decisions and resources, i.e. the fiat system. If you want to read everything I have wrote on this site so you can come up to speed on understanding the concept and math:

http://www.google.com/search?q=site:marketoracle.co.uk+Shelby+Moore

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Hallucination

Post  Shelby on Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:12 pm

We are hallucinating if we think humans can destroy this planet earth:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGOBm2J4tn0

Do you know that Thatcher broke the coal unions using the Global Warming lie? That is why the UK funded that false science.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Rick Rule agrees with me that Natural Gas is the answer

Post  Shelby on Sat Oct 23, 2010 4:58 pm


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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Peak Obfuscation

Post  Shelby on Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:02 pm


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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Re: Peak Oil Nonsense

Post  Shelby on Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:21 am

mass of Earth = 5.9742 × 10^1024 kilograms (thats is 1024 zeros!)
mass of all humans on earth = 3.5 x 10^11 kilograms

There is no way that a mass can deplete a mass that is 10^100 times larger (that is 100 zeros!).

Malthusians are utterly nonsensical, I don't care how many charts they masturbate with.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Shale natural gas issues are not really relevant over the long-term

Post  Shelby on Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:43 am

I don't care about shale natural gas, there is enough natural gas in my butt to power the world.

Beans, beans, the more you eat, the more you fart, and the more you fart, the better you feel, so eat your beans at every meal.

Seriously though, natural gas is very plentiful at the ocean floors. There are huge fields in the Gulf of Mexico, and they are finding all around the Pacific ocean islands.

Natural gas is also made from anaerobic decomposition of any organic matter. When you think about anaerobic not requiring oxygen, then think about formation deep under the earth's surface, perhaps from heat and pressure with the basic building blocks of carbon, hydrogen, etc

Just above the earth's surface, running out of natural gas is impossible until you run out of organic matter.

And then you have to deal with the apparent fact that natural gas is produced abundantly and renewably within the earth's mantle.

Bottom line is that the Earth is a mass which is:

10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Times greater than the mass of all the human body matter on earth.

The probability that we can not exploit the nearly infinite amount of energy in that relatively larger mass is very near to 0.

The energy contained within mass is mass X speed-of-light squared. That is unfathomably large.

Malthusians have a deficiency in math.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty One medium size river of oil will run the entire globe

Post  Shelby on Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:19 am

http://www.evsroll.com/Peak_Oil_Myth.html

World Oil production and use is as much as a river 5,500 cfs (155 cms)

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Just to give some perspective of flow rates:

64,750 cu ft/s Niagra Falls
85,000 cfs Colorado River
700,000 cfs to around 200,000 cfs Mississippi River
2,500,278 cu ft/s Yangtze River

So what is more plentiful on earth, carbon or water?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon#Occurrence

Carbon is the fourth most abundant chemical element in the universe by mass after hydrogen, helium, and oxygen.

Malthusians are kooks.

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1 cu foot = 28.3168466 liter
1 barrel of oil = 159 liters
5500 cu ft/sec x 60 sec/min x 60 min/hour x 24 hours/day x 1 bbl/159 lites x 28.3 liters/cu.ft = 84,579,623 barrels/day

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Peak Oil Religion causes Starvation

Post  Shelby on Mon Jan 17, 2011 6:40 am


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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Alternative religion

Post  Shelby on Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:23 am

Peak oil delusion is the same disease as other "not trusting in God/nature" dystopia envy.

You can include "rights" in that disease, as I commented here:

http://jasonhommelforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=58299#post58299

Shelby wrote:(animal/plant/rocks/human) "rights" is socialism, only the free market of random outcomes is in harmony with thermodynamics (the natural law)

It ties in with the discussion of IQ, because any one can prove a point with data, when that data is skewed (and all data is skewed relative to the long-tail distribution, i.e. what hasn't been measured yet). And it relates to IQ, because the ability to train oneself to solve complex abstract set operations, is very similar to focusing on the head of a pin, and thus the scientists want to view the world as full of "useless eaters" that really can't think for themselves. They don't see that every person's IQ is absolutely necessary in the free market. There isn't one best form of IQ or knowledge. Thus the Ivy League, Mensa, etc are a form of monopolistic (anti-free market) clubs. It would be best for these people to not compare themselves based on IQ, but each find their unique calling in the free market, which is not to view the other 95% of the population as inferior. It is quite obvious that such delusion is an alternative religion.

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Post  Shelby on Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:14 pm

My crayon is yellow, the sun is yellow, the sun is my crayon.

The above is an example of insufficient data that paints the entirely incorrect conclusion.

No one knows how much oil there is. For one thing, we know the investment in finding oil has been depressed by the fact that 6/7ths of the world's population was kept in poverty since at least 1971 (or let's say 1980) by the strong dollar policy (fiat system + bribes of the politics in developing world, read "Confessions of an Economic Hitman"), thus suppressing the oil price and as Rick Rule says, "cure for low prices, is low prices", meaning that eventually supply runs out and prices must increase in order to stimulate new supply.

Rather what will cause Peak Oil to be true, is the rise of a more efficient energy, probably a nuclear era. That is just a phase-out due to competition, but it will be an illusion in the sense that there was no lack of oil on earth. How do I know? Again I refer you to George Carlin's video for a little common sense wakeup call:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eScDfYzMEEw (P.S. I can find some expression of Biblical wisdom even from an atheist, via the power of discernment)

As for silver, we know we don't have the entire data. The system is trying its best to hide the data from us. But we have the wisdom of common sense, which says that if no one in the world is using silver as money, and since we know silver is money since beginning of time, then we know that silver has to go up in price. We also know that silver is mined out of the ground at less than 15 ratio to gold, so we know the silver price is too low as the ratio is currently 49. Etc, etc. Also we know that when the price of something is too low, then the supply will be too low.

About "rights", even this atheist gets it correct, the Bible does not give us the rights in the Bill of Rights:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWiBt-pqp0E&feature=player_detailpage#t=4:25m (start at 4:25min)

Rights are some abstract created by men. In the Biblical natural world, you have 0 rights. Read the Bible and find one statement of rights? You won't find it.

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ADD: we have one right, that is we can always pray to our father

Rights are like insurance, a futures contract against God's possibilities, they are an attempt to replace God.


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Steve brought to our attention that suburbia was only possible because of cheap oil.

During that time, petrol was heavily taxed in Europe, so Europe had no economic incentive to develop the same level of suburban sprawl.

It seems that America's greatest strength, its vast land resources, was cleverly turned into its greatest weakness by the banksters (Rockefeller and their central strategic planners), who subsidized our cheap oil price by stealing from Europe (and retarding demand from the developing world with strong dollar policy).

Clever bastards. They harvest what they see as theirs. And we are too stupid to discern the difference between a peak due to geology versus due to socialism and fiat.

That is what I was trying to explain to Steve, that the root cause is the fiat system, not geology. Now I know he can cite a zillion statistics, but as I said, you can't trust the statistics, because the oil companies and nationalized oil industry controls the production of this data.

Someone says X is yellow, then Y is yellow, does the data of yellow tell you that the Y is X? Statistics lie.

Socrates I think said, never say there isn't a black swan, if you've never seen one. We can't say anything about how much oil there is out there, and as I had claculated before we only need a small river of oil (not even a single Niagara Falls is needed) to supply world's entire needs.

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Here is a little thought experiment.

Why was petrol in Europe priced at 4 to 5x (via taxation) the price of gasoline in USA, while the strong dollar (see "Confessions of an Economic Hitman") policy caused the retardation of the developing of 6/7ths of world population and thus retardation of the demand for oil?

Thus the central planners subsidized a too cheap price for oil in the USA? Why?

To cause a suburban bubble that will pop and render America's greatest strength (its vast land resources and individualism) into a weakness.

The plan is nearing completion.


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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Re: Peak Oil Nonsense

Post  Shelby on Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:10 pm

Alright, can you, Shelby, confirm these facts?

The bakken (sp?) has 3-4 billion barrels of recoverable oil?
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1911

But the USA uses 20 million/day?
http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/ene_oil_con-energy-oil-consumption

Meaning that the great bakken will only provide

3000/20 = 150 days worth of USA oil consumption??????

Is this correct?

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Although I already answered you in the abstract, I will also respond to that specific datum. Yes I think that data is likely correct.

I think it is pretty obvious from where our military is, where most of the known oil is. I suspect that our government knows there are huge untapped oil resources in the Caspian Sea.

On the abstract, it takes years for us to find a sunken treasure ship under water but above seabed floor, thus common sense tells us there is no way we have mapped and test drilled the entire surface of the earth. I know we use imaging techniques to map areas, but as you know from our mining investments, that doesn't always tell you where the stuff is. And these imaging studies require more and more detail and follow up in order to get more probability of being accurate.

There is probably 100 times more oil in the Middle East alone than what we have already extracted. It is just common sense, we haven't drilled a hole every square mile of every desert in Middle East.

And I suspect the reason we have not done that, is not only because the price of oil has been too low, but because there isn't enough demand for oil, we have too much already. That is evident by the low price.

I think it absolutely insane these people saying we don't have enough oil, when the fact is that the price says we have too much. When I see the price consistently at $200 in todays dollars, then we will see the oil flow from the Caspian Sea, more holes drilled in the Middle East, etc..

This view of the earth as if we found all the oil that we are ever going to find, is like saying we already mined most of the silver we are ever going to find, or copper, or anything. Why is oil special? Oh yeah, because it comes from a limited supply of dinasours right? Talk about believing in fairy tales, bwhahaha.

In short, our government likely views international (especially Middle East) oil reserve data as a national security secret. The actions of our military speaks loudly to this assumption.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty EROEI is void argument (at least long-term)

Post  Shelby on Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:02 am

I had some additional thoughts on Jason's question. Sorry yesterday my mind was deep in programming language theory, so these thoughts didn't come until I woke up.

The data Jason quoted is like all reserve data for every mined commodity, based on economically recoverable resources. As the price goes up faster than the costs to extract it, the resource size increases.

So this brings us full circle to SRSrocco's (peak oiler's) main point, which is the assertion that EROEI for extracting oil has declined, to less than 1, or at least low enough that the rate of finding new discoveries can't produce enough net energy output to keep pace with demand as higher EROEI wells decline.

Well for the first time, I am going blow that theory to smithereens.

The abstract rebuttal is quite simple: oil is a replaceable commodity.

Every commodity is replaceable, but some commodities are less so than others. For example, gold can only be replaced by silver when it comes to store-of-value function of money, but silver is a poor substitute in some respects because it is bulkier, lower stocks-to-flows ratio, thus more volatile, etc.. But actually those differing attributes are what makes trading the gold/silver ratio so important. It is how the market opportunity cost is regulated (i.e. measured, feedback loop, and thus annealed). I will need to go into that one day, but not in this post.

To lubricate your mind before I make the slam dunk points, consider why do we mine gold, when it has an EROEI of 0. We mine gold because it has a very high utility as a store-of-value. It (with silver in the bimetallic ratio) is the only way to regulate opportunity cost and keep governments honest (i.e. measured, feedback loop, and thus annealed).

We can for a fact run cars on compressed methane (farts) with $500 (if produced in high volume) conversion kits. Toyota sells a car that runs on CNG (aka propane). We can for a fact create all the methane, or oil for that matter, we need from nuclear power plants. Contrary to erroneous data from peak oilers, nuclear has a very high EROEI (the large costs are regulatory and solvable fuel disposal issues, not actual energy costs).

You see oil and methane are simply carbon and hydrogen bonds. Energy in creates bonds, break the bonds (burn it with oxygen) you get energy out.

The basic argument of EROEI falls flat on its face, once you have high EROEI primary energy source with which to convert different forms of carbon and hydrogen to the desired forms.

Carbon and hydrogen are two of the most abundant elements on the planet.

We ain't running short of carbon and hydrogen any time soon folks. Brwwhahaha.

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ADD: we will likely have a transition crisis, because the central planners have so messed up the market feedback loops, that the investment in these new paradigms has been delayed by decades. And unfortunately (or fortunately from my perspective), demographics kept moving forward. But of course, I think Rockefeller et all planned it this way. They need the crisis to get their world government.

So I can't assert that EROEI is void in short-term. The peak oilers may look very smart for a while. But I think they are missing the bigger picture analysis, which is necessary for us to stop being manipulated like sheep.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty EROEI and zebras

Post  Shelby on Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:52 pm

...We have 3 big problems coming down on the SUBURBAN LEECH AND SPEND ECONOMY:

1) PEAK OIL
2) FALLING EROI
3) LAND EXPORT MODEL
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Oh so the fiat system (debt) is not a problem nor a cause of the leech and spending?

...The FALLING EROI is an ongoing event...

CPI fell too, because food, housing, fuel, college education and just about everything was removed from the calculation.

"Facts" tell one story.

...TAR SANDS in Canada is a last ditch effort for people who live in a LIQUID FUELS economy to hold on to...

Debt is the last ditch effort. Those of us who own silver and no debt, will get as much oil as we want.

That is unless the government sets the price too low with market controls and forces "share and share alike" rationing.

You phrase the logical predicate backwards (because it serves your bunker philosophy and religion).

...Big exporting oil countries have looked at the USA and EUROPE and realized they would like to live the same way instead of riding around on camels, horses, and donkeys. In doing so, they had to RAMP UP their infrastructure, automobile and truck systems. They have added more DOMESTIC OIL CONSUMPTION as their OIL PRODUCTION FALLS.

Debt = living beyond one's means and taking capital away from needed investment

Sounds like a fiat problem. But you prefer to rephrase into an geology problem.

Let's see which problem started first? Central banking 300 years ago, and especially rampant since 1920s, or national confiscation of oil resources starting in the 1970s?

Hmmm, nationalization (socialism) had nothing to do with it?

...I love fresh air, sunshine and high quality food from our own hands.

I do too. That is why I live 10 minutes from it.

I own a 100mpg motorcycle in case we have war with Iran or otherwise the govts don't allow the price of oil to rise and cause shortages.

I hope they let price of oil rise to $500 per barrel, then I can buy it, and all the stupid debtors can't.

That won't be peak oil, even you will claim it is. It will simply be the normal popping of a debt bubble. I wonder why you feel the need to call a horse a zebra, when it doesn't have stripes?

Could it be because you want to live on a safari.

...People will continue to believe the TITANIC is UNSINKABLE....right up to the time, it SINKS.

Please don't attribute (by insinuation since your post was directed to "Jason and Shelby") words to me that I never stated.

Who said that? I think the debt bubble will collapse and it will cause either very high oil prices (and reduced demand) or rationing, depending on what the bonehead govts do.

There is no outcome that can prove you correct. Even shortages of oil won't prove you correct. I will claim it is a popping debt bubble with bonehead government rationing and price controls. You will claim the EROEI of geology of the entire earth changed, even though we have no evidence what would happen if oil every where hadn't been nationalized and pimped for debt to the globalists.

If you are saying that you will fair better than those of us who can't grow our own food, if the govt will force price controls and rationing, then I say yes if the govt does that, then you may fair better. But then again, I may fair even better by not being inside the USA in that case. Where I am, people know how to live without electricity and survive on grass, bananas, and coconuts. And I didn't have to waste years preparing. I only had to move here and rent a house. I have been able to spend all that time preparing computer projects instead. Should we compare who comes out of this with more results?

Sorry afaics, you haven't presented any new logic.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Peak SUPPLY never occurs (without falling demand)

Post  Shelby on Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:04 am

Let me explain it a different way, which may help those who are not into abstract inductive logic.

What is "peaking" is the western demand, as the boomers (the western population bubble) has passed its peak earning capability.

The level of supply that was built up was signaled by the demand of the westerners, because until about 5 years ago, the other 6/7ths of the world's population could not afford to compete on price and create a significant demand (at the marginal price).

Thus the supply and the resource exploration has not yet reacted to the imminent demand that will be coming from the developing world (6/7ths of global population). Because supply is signaled by price-- marginal price to be exact. Those who have studied Economics 101 in college (and got a 99% grade as I did as a freshman at LSU), will know that is a true statement.

So thus population is not peaking and thus energy supply is not peaking. As energy price rises, energy supply will rise (but maybe on a lag, after great suffering, due to the wrong price signals by the strong dollar fraud for 3 decades).

Now if oil gets replaced by say nuclear or others things (even perhaps efficiency with nanotech), then oil could peak, only because the supply came from replacement energy sources/paradigms.

I say there is never a peak SUPPLY anything, meaning that supply always meets demand. If demand peaks, then yes supply peaks. Which is precisely what is happening right now. The demand at the marginal price is peaking, because boomers are toast. As the developing world income rises (as the fraud of the dollar fiat dies), then marginal price will increase and energy supply will rise to meet demand (but maybe on a painful lag, due to plenty of wrong price signals from the strong dollar fraud).

The owner of a certain Mint that has $850,000 Mint that can't be turned on because they thought they could get a higher price than they can actually get, can now personally painfully attest to the misallocation that non-free market pricing causes. That sort of misallocation is what SRSrocco is documenting. Good job Steve! I just wish you would go take Economics 101 so you would understand what I wrote above, or at least rationally open your mind to the logic and see if you can disprove it or otherwise accept it.Also I should have said "as REAL price increases". Nominal price increase is not meaningful, if everything else is rising in price too, then there has been no price rise. Well nominal price rise is meaningful, if westerners are not buying gold and silver, because it means their demand will decline because they can't afford those rising prices.

Also I should have said "as REAL price increases". Nominal price increase is not meaningful, if everything else is rising in price too, then there has been no price rise. Well nominal price rise is meaningful, if westerners are not buying gold and silver, because it means their demand will decline because they can't afford those rising prices.

Silver and gold supply is declining because the prices are not high enough to incentivize massive new exploration. You can't really measure demand for gold and silver, because it is not a consumed commodity. You can only measure their relative prices. When the junior miners are +1000%, perhaps then we can say that exploration has been incentivized.

Economic geology reserves is a pseudo-science. I am just saying that geology has very little to do with it, because the earth is a much bigger place than humans. We are but a speck on the surface. Think about it.

Demand drives supply, via the marginal price.

Please see my next post in the Peak Oil thread.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty correct, but not peak geology

Post  Shelby on Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:05 pm

In what can be the "Holy Grail" moment for the peak oil movement, Wikileaks has just released 4 cables that may confirm that as broadly speculated by the peak oil "fringe", the theories about an imminent crude crunch may be in fact true. As the Guardian reports on 4 just declassified cables, "The US fears that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude oil exporter, may not have enough reserves to prevent oil prices escalating, confidential cables from its embassy in Riyadh show. The cables, released by WikiLeaks, urge Washington to take seriously a warning from a senior Saudi government oil executive that the kingdom's crude oil reserves may have been overstated by as much as 300bn barrels – nearly 40%.

1. Wikileaks is being spoon fed info that globalists want it to release.

2. Nationalization of oil by a bunch of spoiled princes with harems, does cause waste, mismanagement, and lack of investment.

3. Yes the price must rise in order to stimulate new investment and new energy paradigm adoption (and overthrow corrupt national govts as the globalists desire for their regional unions).

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty who dies first?

Post  Shelby on Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:51 am

http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article17644.html#comment101469

Shelby wrote:
Mila, since you agree with de-population, would you be willing to be de-populated?

Depopulation is only okay when it doesn't affect us. But the thing about social eugenics is that it always comes back to kill the ones who thought it wouldn't apply to them.

Besides population is not a problem at all. In fact, it is the declining birth rates that have further stressed the western economies.

We have 1000s of times more resources in this earth than we can ever hope to use. People have been predicting peak XXXX since there were were humans, and they have always been wrong. Did you hear about peak whale oil in late 1800s (home lighting oil)? But yet we still light our homes today.

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Peak sanity

Post  Shelby on Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:25 pm

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So add "Alien Hope", to "Global Warming" and "Peak Civilization" (Peak Energy) set of delusions.

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Post  Shelby on Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:51 am

Just keep one thing in mind, it is extremely difficult to kill 100+ million people. Hilter couldn't do it. And we have a much more vast land area for people to escape.

Rather I don't think the globalists are going for unrealistic kill (Ted Turner's delusional Georgia Guidestones notwithstanding), instead they just want things to get nasty and difficult enough, that people accept the socialized solution that is offered to them.

If non-essential transportation were shut down by $500 oil price, there can be sufficient oil to grow food, it is just people will have a hard time affording it. This is exactly what the globalists want. They want to tax the middle class to cover the cost to feed the 30 - 50% who can't pay 500% higher food prices. Remember Buffett purchased an entire railroad! (he knows long-haul trucking will die)

So what I see is there will be huge fights, but the people will get fed and those people will support the government because it is feeding them.

So I see a long drawn out attrition.

Gold, silver, energy, and food will go skyhigh, and so will taxes. They will cut some services, but when it gets down to food, taxes will rise instead.

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Post  Shelby on Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:31 am

I agree there is a train-wreck ahead. And it could eventually spill out into regional or even world war a decade from now or so, if things get bad enough. Wars can kill a large number of people on the pretext of defense. But to kill 1 in 3 or 13 in 14 people (Ted Turner's Georgia Guidestones), is very difficult to do. Would require a zombie population devoid of thought and emotion.

It is really difficult to starve humans when there are forests around. You can do that in Somalia perhaps, partially because it is a desert (and the tribal/nomadic culture from that). Perhaps that is why the globalists tried to destroy the wildlife in the Gulf? (assuming they caused that on purpose)

Rather what I think is coming is a civil war of sorts, where those with savings and discipline, struggle against the socialists (including govt employees, retirees, indebted, etc) who suck on the tit of the fiat theft machine.

We are very early in the process where the Tea Party people are just starting to figure out that politics is a black hole of cooption and manipulation. They are starting to make their war to Alex Jones' infowars.com and that is why he is seeing his viewership skyrocket and Martin Sheen willing to give him the exclusive on his opening salvo in fight against the old guard of mass media.

As these folks start to learn to save in gold & silver, then they will be ready to provide the base of support that keeps the whole thing from devolving into a Somalia.

But yeah, it is going to be quite a chaotic struggle. And I agree the cities are going to get nasty. But one person's nasty is another person's excitment and stimulation.

Hope you don't mind I will copy this reply (not your comments) to the forum, because I think I made a few points that people might find stimulating. I am not criticizing you in this reply.

I will grant that oil is a major player in this global transformation, but I don't think exactly as a peak oil as the #1 driving factor, but the falling EROEI plays an important role in defining when the monarches in middle east can not be sustained, as you pointed out in conjunction which population growth that desires freedom. These middle east countries were sparsh tribes roaming desert, not they have large populations and cities and internet awareness.

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Post  Shelby on Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:21 pm

So much for that big problem with oil:

http://www.ford.com/cars/fusion/

I realize others will have a problem, but any one who buys one of these will cut their gas costs in half.

That one only gets 33 MPG highway, because its regenerative braking is optimized for city. If you prefer 40 MPG highway for $15,000:

http://www.hyundaiusa.com/elantra/

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Peak Oil Nonsense - Page 2 Empty Thorium

Post  Shelby on Sat May 21, 2011 2:36 pm

TPTB got to have their plutonium so they have the "kill everyone if you harm us" card.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/8393984/Safe-nuclear-does-exist-and-China-is-leading-the-way-with-thorium.html

US physicists in the late 1940s explored thorium fuel for power. It has a higher neutron yield than uranium, a better fission rating, longer fuel cycles, and does not require the extra cost of isotope separation.

The plans were shelved because thorium does not produce plutonium for bombs.

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