2nd Edition 15/05/2021
Above is an illustration of our journey as it might have appeared to Kardashev, if he had still been around now.
He is known for his characterisation of stages of civilisation.
Currently, we are somewhere between Kardashev 0.5, and Kardashev 1.0, in the age of Bitcoin creation.
So 2020 was a big year.
The biggest in thousands of years, I would argue.
It wasn’t the best of experiences for most of us.
I saw many of my own “achievements” and ambitions dashed, by a chain of events no-one could have predicted.
And I know the same applies…
Aspect 1: We each must work towards always making profit, to avoid death or slavery. Making profit can be by financial return on investment, or return on labour, or return on materials, or return on energy expended. …
Remember when oil prices went negative, when the first stimulus of $4Tn was issued in US?
Before that happened we thought it was impossible.
The idea of a negative price on anything was outside the realms of our imagination, completely nonsensical.
As was the idea that more money than reportedly…
Their world was a beautiful blue watery globe, near a warm sun.
They had the technology to extract all of their energy from their planet.
And they had the technology to gather all of their energy from the sun.
Their economic model, based on the concepts of profit and debt…
This story comes about following current headlines in some international news media, of soaring European natural gas prices, following the recent installation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
Mr Putin claimed on live TV that a gas price of around 130 dollars per thousand cubic metres has already been…
Earth and sun are a system.
The sun supplies and has supplied all energy on Earth, for all time.
For all of nature, that energy has been adequate, until we came along (Humanity).
As we became more technological, we started to use money to represent the capital of Earth, all…
I am not even going to waste time searching out a nice picture for this story, who cares anyway.
And besides, this message won’t come as good news to many, I bet.
You are ill, and it ain’t Covid.
It is something much worse.
I am going to call it…
So you wrote a new story, the first in a while, your latest analysis of the Grand Energy Ponzi (GEP), maybe.
Of course we can fix it.
But only if folks know about it.
In the lead up to publishing the story, you were responding to the GEP relevant stories…
I just wrote yet another seemingly futile piece on this issue, the only real issue in the coming Cop26 summit, and it appears to have fallen on deaf ears, just as almost everything I write nowadays appears to do.
No change there.
How does this vital information that very few…