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The true feasibility of moving away from fossil fuels -- Gail Tverberg

Any kind of governmental organization requires energy. Having a single leader takes the least energy, especially if the leader can continue to perform his non-leadership duties. Any kind of added governmental service (such as roads or schools) requires energy. Having elected leaders who vote on decisions takes more energy than having a king with a few high-level aides. Having multiple layers of government takes energy.
Is today nothing else but epic fights for long-term monarchies are commencing? If not the Bushes, the Clintons or the Trumps in the US, then who? Comfortably, the same old faces in the UK, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands? How will Brussels evolve?  

Today's view of the equality of the sexes is likely to disappear because sex differences will become much more important in a low-energy world.
Woke progressives would be the sitting ducks of the epic selection episode, as ever?
by das monde on Sun Apr 14th, 2019 at 06:06:25 PM EST

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