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I'd disagree here, certainly. If people 300 years ago had decided that coal mining was too dangerous we'd be a lot worse off now. Sure, coal mining is dangerous. But not compared to living in a primitive pre-industrial society.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Thu Mar 31st, 2011 at 06:14:23 PM EST
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