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Irv Mills
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What I've Been Reading, October 2018
Links Miscellaneous Think everyone died young in ancient societies? Think again , by Christine Cave, Aeon, It’s dangerous to think virtual reality is an empathy machine , by Erick Ramirez, Aeon Errors in presenting reality are also a problem with virtual re...
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Responding to collapse, Part 3: Decling Surplus Energy
Canada Geese enjoying a calm day on Lake Huron In my last post I talked about responding to changes in our "natural" environment caused by climate change. Today I'll be talking about responding to changes in the human part of our environment, the part that ...
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What I've Been Reading, September 2018
Links Miscellaneous Low much energy does it take (on average) to produce 1 kilogram of the following materials? Low-tech Magazine Aluminum Seen Facing ‘Doomsday’ If Rusal Sanctions Proceed , Bloomberg News Yellowstone's wolves are back, but they haven't res...
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Responding to collapse, Part 2: Climate Change
These squash just climbed up and helped themselves to a seat. The title for this series of posts started out as "Preparing for collapse", but in my last post I immediately went into a rant about how I see a hard, fast, world-crippling collapse as pretty imp...
Responding to collapse, Part 2: Climate Change
Responding to collapse, Part 2: Climate Change
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Responding to collapse, Part 2: Climate Change
The title for this series of posts started out as "Preparing for collapse", but in my last post I immediately went into a rant about how I see a hard, fast, world-crippling collapse as pretty improbable. What I'm observing instead is a slow collapse that ha...
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What I've Been Reading, August 2018
This note started out saying that the links below appear in the order I read them and was meant imply that they were more or less random in their subject matter, other than being of interest to me. During the last few months, I added a few new categories at...
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What I've Been Reading, July 2018
This month, I've moved further in the direction of curating this list and added new sections for topics that particularly interest me. In the context of this blog, that is—I'm leaving out woodworking articles, recipes and most politics, so far. I don't put ...
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Preparing for Collapse, A Few Rants
For a while now I been promising that when I got some other things out of the way, I'd actually talk about preparing for collapse. And that is just what I'm going to be doing in this and the next few posts. Unfortunately, my crystal ball isn't any better th...
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Autobiographical Notes, part 5: Becoming a Kollapsnik
In the process of writing these autobiographical notes
( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ),
I realized how much living through the downsizing and breakup of Ontario Hydro prepared me to accept the ideas of Peak Oil and the Limits to Growth. I had learned a lot about the li...
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What I've Been Reading, June 2018
This note used to say that the links below appear in the order I read them and was meant imply that they were more or less random in their subject matter, other than being of interest to me. Recently I started a few new sections at the bottom of the links o...
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