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My point is that production of non-material goods still consumes energy, and not at a negligible rate.

I totally agree about "resets". However, if you are going to use resets to argue that most of the time we'll be growing fast, you have to include the resets in the calculation of the average growth rate and not dismiss them as outliers.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Oct 18th, 2005 at 10:59:01 AM EST
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