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I am missing why Heinberg is such an 'expert', let alone a 'top scientist'.

 Even on his own website, he careful describes himself as 'one of the world's foremost Peak Oil (oil depletion) educators', and
' journalist, educator, editor, lecturer, a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community,"'

Of course, that doesn't mean his points are wrong, but it definetely doesn't make them are right, or important.  

by GreatZamfir on Fri Nov 23rd, 2007 at 02:20:45 PM EST
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consider the source: a newspaper.

"World famous scientist" plays better, sounds much more impressive, than "Some dude who knows what he is talking about."

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Nov 23rd, 2007 at 03:33:52 PM EST
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