This site is full of people who are intelligent, value critical thinking and follow an evidence based scientific approach to reality and so i am hoping you can show me why i am being an idiot for…Continue
"Unseen- "It's management's legal obligation to get the most bang for the buck they can get out of their workers to maximize profits for the company's owners. If being generous or lenient serves that interest, then they…"
"Unseen- but the company sets out days as sick leave which means using them does not negatively impact job prospects . How can they know if he was sick or just wanted a day off? Now since most people don't buy stock in their company that…"
"If companies are not run for the benefit of the employees and the companies only objective is to make as much money as possible then what possible incentive is there for the employee not to take every advantage of the system possible?"
"It does not matter if we know where the cheap oil comes from. What matters is that it has to come from somewhere. Also i get the impression that you have this strange idea that business will continue as it is now once our oil demand outstrips supply…"
"I lived with my grandfather for most of my life(did not get on with my stepfather) In hes later life he was not really a religious man though when he was dying my step grandmother convinced him to see a priest and come back into Christianity. when…"
"So i give you links to one US governmental study on peak oil. Another to a US military study on peak oil and lastly a German military study on peak oil to support my argument and you reply with "I'm sorry but I do my own reading…"
"@Unseen- where is that graph from and what does it show exactly?
Anyway unseen i think you have your heads in the clouds on this issue. But i realize that ignoring facts on an issue of this magnitude is basic human nature. as the german military…"
"I also want to add that you cant really blame bush for this. The real problem behind this is capitalism and democracy in conjunction with us, the general public.
Capitalism is to blame as it is extremely short sighted. Its only focus is to…"
"As i said the wars had nothing to do with WMD's and they all knew that. The real reason for the wars was access to cheap oil. We are about to or even more likely have already reached peak oil.
i say already have since 2005 the production of…"
"Not really. I am just being pragmatic. It in no way makes what they did as being ethically right but it does make it understandable. a simple analogy would be if there where two people stuck in a situation where there is only enough water for…"
"WMD's were never the issue and they all knew that. There is a crisis of unprecedented proportions coming soon and for there to be any chance of us western powers to come through it we need a toe hold in the middle east. So while i dont like…"
"I just want to add that i know of the unconventional oil reserves. tar sands/shale. biofuels etc and these don't fix the problem. They all have low EROEI (,energy returned on energy invested, this is how much energy it takes to mine them.…"
This site is full of people who are intelligent, value critical thinking and follow an evidence based scientific approach to reality and so i am hoping you can show me why i am being an idiot for believing in some very worrying information i have found on the internet.This issue mainly has to do with the theory of peak oil. At first i thought it was just another fringe conspiracy theory as if this had any basis in reality i would expect it to be posted all over the news and a major campaign…See More
"Well i do not exactly subscribe completely to Harris's view , or atleast to the way he has portrayed it. I would also take hes statement that the worst possible evil for everyone is bad as not really answering the question of why it is…"