Feeding the World. Malthus wasn´t such a miserable old misanthrope apparently.Vaclav Smil, Albert Bartlett Energy Economics and no Alarmism.

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A very Good deal of progress made towards exploring Energy and Entropy in Economics and the Psossibilities of Political Economy without Debt Based Money and a presumption of scarcity.

VACLAV SMIL 273 How restrictive are natural factors? Photosynthetic productivity depends on the availability of solar radiation, atmospheric carbon dioxide, plant nutrients, land, water, and sufficient biodiversity. Crop yields are almost never limited by the incoming solar radiation. Similarly, the current atmospheric concentration of CO2 (about 350 parts per million) is adequate for sustained high biomass yields, and increasing concentrations of the gas will tend to enhance the photosynthetic efficiency of nearly all well-watered and well-fertilized crops.37 Thus the four critical natural determinants of future crop productivity are the availability of land, nutrients, and water, and the protection of adequate biodiversity.

Extreme carrying capacity estimates go far outside the broad, fourfold range bracketed by the estimates just cited. They have been defined by true believers in the antipodal camps of catastrophist and cornucopian futures. A generation ago Ehrlich (1968) wrote that “the battle to feed all humanity is over” and that “hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death” during the 1970s.2 Ehrlich’s global population maximum would have to be well below the 1970 total of about 3.7 billion people. In contrast, Simon (1981) maintained that food has no long-run, physi-cal limit. These extremes leave us either with the prospect of eliminating about half of humanity in order to return the worldwide count to a sup-portable level or with visions of crop harvests surpassing the mass of the planet itself.3 As Sauvy (1990[1949]: 774) noted crisply, “Lack of precision in data and in method of analysis allows shortcuts toward reaching an ob-jective predetermined by prejudice, shaped largely either by faith in progress or by conservative skepticism.” Unfortunately, less extreme estimates have been hardly more impressive. Because the question of the ultimate support capacity cannot have a single correct answer, assessing the value of past estimates must be done by looking at their assumptions. Too many of them are overly simplistic, and even the more elaborate ones are usually difficult to defend. In general, the capacity predictions assume too much-as well as too little. Most notably, they almost completely ignore the demand side of the question. 

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As Bennett (1949: 26) noted, “Pessimism about maintenance or im-provement of per capita food supply . .. is not intellectually necessary, not compelled on the basis of historical fact or logic.” Catastrophists might be surprised to learn that this was also the parting credo of the man who is still generally seen as the great patron of their cause. Thomas Robert Malthus-so well known for his observations that “the power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man” and that “this natural inequality . .. appears insurmountable in the way to the perfectability of society” -closed the sec-ond, and so curiously rarely read, 1803 edition of his great essay with an appraisal whose eminent sensibility makes it truly timeless: On the whole, therefore, though our future prospects respecting the mitiga-tion of the evils arising from the principle of population may not be so bright as we could wish, yet they are far from being entirely disheartening, and by no means preclude that gradual and progressive improvement in human so-ciety…. And although we cannot expect that the virtue and happiness of mankind will keep pace with the brilliant career of physical discovery; yet, if we are not wanting to ourselves, we may confidently indulge the hope that, to no unimportant extent, they will be influenced by its progress and will partake in its success. 
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The Classic Albert Bartlet Talk on the Exponential Function. Even Cornucopians can accept and operate without denying the Exponential Function. Knowing it is empowering!

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Us Military. Is it defending the US or The US price System and the Petro Dollar?

https://player.vimeo.com/video/138684751 06. Extraneous Energy from Technocracy Inc. on Vimeo.

Brilliant question posed at the end. Ìs the us defending itself or its price system?´

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Plasma Cosmology , Challenging Big Bang and Scientism in modern Physics and Climatology.

Moving towards an energy-based metric for Value Distribution systems away from a scarcity/debt based economic model of Capitalism and Usury is assisted with a little insight into dissenting views on Big Bang and Singularity conceptions of Quantum Mechanics.
Ideology does go to the root of Scientism attitudes towards Freewill or determinism. Deterministic World Views Favour Big Bang, Free WILL ARE MORE OPEN TO INFINITY CONCEPTIONS AND ABUNDANCE.
SO FAR IN AUGUST, I HAVE BEEN TYING TOGETHER THE THEMES WHICH TIE TOGETHER A FRAMEWORK FOR A WORLD VIEW WHICH REJECTS THE CURRENT ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PARADIGMS.

The point regarding Quantum Mechanics and the Copenhagen Interpretation is that it is a consensus-based theory, not an empirical one.
By far the best introductory book on this question is by Swedens enfant terrible of Applied Mathematics Claes Olsson.
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Hannes Alfvén. Free Energy the Electronic Universe.

 

I have done a little bit of reading into Plasma Cosmology. I have been inspired by the writing of Maurice Cotteral and various writings about Nikola Tesla and have come across yesterday Hannes Alfvén a Swedish Plasma Physicist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cast Orson Welles as J. P. Morgan Petar Božović as Nikola Tesla Strother Martin as George Westinghouse Dennis Patrick as Thomas Edison Oja Kodar as Katharine Johnson Boris Buzančić as Robert Underwood Johnson Demeter Bitenc Vanja Drach Uploaded by OrsonWellesFan1985 September 5, 2010

Technocracy, Energy Based Economics, Howard Scotts St Pierre Hotel Speech and some Comments.

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http://letthemconfectsweeterlies.blogspot.se/2017/08/conquestofdough-squaring-energy-food.html

 

Economic theory has failed to incorporate the role of energy in production for two centuries since the Physiocrats. In this video I derive a production function that includes energy in an essential manner. It implies that economic growth has been driven by the increase in the energy throughput capabilities of machinery.

 

 

This lecture shows that the Physiocrats were the only school of thought to be consistent with the Laws of Thermodynamics in their model of production, and derives a production function in which energy plays an essential role.

This is the fifth of six lectures I recorded that I gave to the Exploring Economics Summer School (https://www.exploring-economics.org/e…) held just outside the city of Erfurt in southern Germany (I recorded all but the second lecture).

 

 
 
In 1945, Ruml made a famous speech to the ABA, asserting that since the end of the gold standard, “Taxes for Revenue are Obsolete”. The real purposes of taxes were: to “stabilize the purchasing power of the dollar”, to “express public policy in the distribution of wealth and of income”, “in subsidizing or in penalizing various industries and economic groups” and to “isolate and assess directly the costs of certain national benefits, such as highways and social security”. This is seen as a forerunner of functional finance or chartalism.

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Howard Scott (April 1, 1890 – January 1, 1970) was an American engineer and founder of the Technocracy movement. He formed the Technical Alliance and Technocracy Incorporated.[1]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Scottc

As an Economic Analysis, I think the technocracy analysis of Debt based money being unable to deal with the Modern Abundance produced by  Dense energy production methods is a very good one.

James Corbett of the Corbett report made this video which highlights his concerns about the possible dark motivations behind technocracy, makeup your own mind. At the seat of the question is Can Capitalism function without Debt/Usury?
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Exposing the Dark Agenda Behind the “Resource-Based Economy”

 
24/7 surveillance. Smart grid controls. Carbon rationing. Today we talk to “Technocracy Rising” author Patrick Wood about the hidden history of technocracy, the dark plan for a resource-based economy that is being pushed by the Trilateral Commission, the UN, and other globalist institutions in order to bring about a completely managed, controlled and regulated society.
 
Steve Keen has been writing on Economics and Entropy/ Thermodynamics lately and It was His latest Videos which made me want to re visit Technocracy, the 1933 Book produced by Howard  Scott and the Technocracy organization I have read several times over the past few years.
 
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Slide Show of Howard Scott Photos taken from Technocracy You Tube Channel which has the Same Speech processed by Text recognition software.( SIRI, or similar).
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“So today the operation of our control mechanism, the control measures that must and will be adopted are those that most nearly conform to the technological operating requirements of that mechanism.
 
These requirements can only be known by those who are intimately familiar with the technical details of that mechanism, our technically trained personnel ; – though prior to there being a general recognition of this fact we expect to witness performances on the part of our educators, economists, and sociologists, lawyers, politicians, and businessmen that will parallel the performances of all the witch doctors of preceding ages.” – Technocracy Study Course
 
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