Oil

Paddy Apling e.c.apling at btinternet.com
Tue Aug 12 05:26:41 MDT 2003


Nicholas Siemensma 12 August 2003 11:36 wrote:
>
> David Schanoes wrote:
>
> > reserves are not a geological category but an
> > economic one.
>
> David counters the notion of oil depletion and
> energy-limits by asserting that reserve estimates are
> just a socially-mediated artefact ultimately
> determined by the rate of profit and investment, a
> kind of amorphous chameleon-like silly putty.  This is
> peddling the darkest kind of pomo obscurantism.
>

On the contrary David Schanges is correct - and the opposing view is
Malthusianism not Marxism.

Paddy
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