oil, and theories of value

Xenon Zi-Neng Yuan wenhuadageming at comcast.net
Sun Aug 10 13:09:06 MDT 2003


At 02:58 PM 8/10/2003 -0700, dms wrote:
>I don't think so.  I think they represent the rather reactionary wing of
>capital who find in rates of discovery, production, and reserves, not just
>the second law of thermodynamics, but Malthus.
>
>Some Marxists make that point, but neither Hubbert, nor  Campbell nor the
>foco centered around the Colorado School of Mines wants anythng to do with
>Marx other than to take socialism as inimical to the progress of resource
>development and controlled utilization.

looks like in my rush to respond to messages, i'm not writing clearly or
reading carefully.  my apologies.  what i meant by referring to
"hubbertists", et al, was the people on this list and elsewhere that you
seem to refer to as "hubbertists" because they accept the oil depletion thesis.

xzy




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