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Water Water Everywhere and Ne'er a Drop to Drink

by: EJ on 07/15/2009
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This morning I found this blog post by R.A. Vaughan on ActionSpark, a portion of which is reprinted here with permission. You can see the whole entry here.

On Saturday a friend and I drove through coastal California, from Santa Barbara to San Francisco. Before we left, she began to fret about not having filtered water. I commented that since most …

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Social Collapse - Orlov Style

by: Heather on 07/14/2009
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Dmitry Orlov, author of Reinventing Collapse: Soviet Example and American Prospects, addressed The Long Now Foundation earlier this year on the subject of social collapse. For the full text of his talk you can click here, but I highly recommend you treat yourself to the full Orlov experience by watching the video - a short excerpt is below and the …

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Event Horizon

by: Heather on 07/22/2008
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For those of you who haven't already seen it, check out this post from James Howard Kunstler's excellent blog Clusterfuck Nation. Here's a brief quote to whet your appetite:

"There's a particular moment known to all Baby Boomers when Wile E. Coyote, in a rapture of over-reaching, has run past the edge of the mesa and, still licking his chops and …

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