Pianists in a brothel, These present discontents #ConquestofDough #EROEI

These present discontents #ConquestofDough #EROEIrogerglewisMay 24, 2018UncategorizedStealing this Joke for The Conquest of Dough#92: Pianists in a brothelrogerglewisMay 24, 2018UncategorizedEdit "#92: Pianists in a brothel" Post navigationPreviousNextThis is a fantastic observation on these Present Discontents. Surplus Energy Economics THE TRIUMPH OF REASON, OR A NEW DARK AGE? There is a story (which may well be … Continue reading Pianists in a brothel, These present discontents #ConquestofDough #EROEI

Global primary energy use associated with production, consumption and international trade

15% of the energy use embodied in trade turns out to be induced by final consumption, and 85% is attributed to intermediate production https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320445428_Global_primary_energy_use_associated_with_production_consumption_and_international_trade Steve you say EROI is only relevant to extractive industries I think this paper shows that is not correct. I think you are correct that International Trade is relevant, the relevance … Continue reading Global primary energy use associated with production, consumption and international trade

The Oligarchical temper, Theophrastus

The Oligarchical temper, Theophrastus                                                Statue of Theophrastus, Palermo Botanical Garden http://www.eudaemonist.com/biblion/characters/ John you might enjoy this from this chap. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theophrastus c. 371 – c. 287 BC XXVI. The Oligarch (xxix) The Oligarchical temper … Continue reading The Oligarchical temper, Theophrastus