[extropy-chat] Debate on Peak Oil

Brian Lee brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 28 15:22:20 UTC 2005

Wood in Easter Island is a good example of this happening in an isolated 
environment. But in a global environment the Easter Island problem does not 

I should also point out that my wine rack frequenly runs out of 1990 Latour 
but I can compensate by trading to replinish my stock.


>From: Alfio Puglisi <puglisi at arcetri.astro.it>
>To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: RE: [extropy-chat] Debate on Peak Oil
>Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 17:09:01 +0200 (MEST)
>On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Matus wrote:
> >I say again, has any resource, ever, reached a peak and then declined in
> >supply while demand continued?  Absent, of course, government
> >regulation.  A lot of things *can* happen *in principle*.  I still
> >haven't seen one example?  Did we run out of steel?  Did we run out of
> >tungsten?  Did we run out of coal?  Have we run out of wood?  Uranium?
> >Anything?  Ever?
>Wood in the Easter island?
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