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    The thing about the technosphere is that it is a...

    The thing about the technosphere is that it is a parasitic organism predicated on infinite growth. The current economic system, which underpins it, simply isn't viable without economic growth, which...
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    Actually, you misplaced the decimal, it is more...

    Actually, you misplaced the decimal, it is more like 0.3 percent and quickly approaching half a percent globally, which is certainly significant. In most of Europe the death rate is well over 1...
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    The classic movie, Metropolis, had a pretty good...

    The classic movie, Metropolis, had a pretty good depiction of what they saw as the dangers of a self-emergent, cannibalistic and self-destructive industrial, technological utopia. In the movie they...
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    Yeah, there are similarities for sure. Both are...

    Yeah, there are similarities for sure. Both are due to overuse of fresh water resources in a desert environment. The disappearing Aral Sea is an awesome (and terrible) sight to behold. I once flew...
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    It's not capitalism per se, but industrial...

    It's not capitalism per se, but industrial civilisation in general. If anything, socialist economies are far worse for the environment than market-governed social democracies. The Soviet Union was...
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    Deagel, which is a more extreme version of...

    Deagel, which is a more extreme version of STRATFOR, a geopolitical forecaster of some renown, has updated their 2025 forecast for the economies and populations of most countries, with the west...
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    Good article, DT. The conclusion seems to be...

    Good article, DT.

    The conclusion seems to be the that the end of the oil age (which is much closer than most people realise) will also bring about the collapse of the petrodollar system. There is...
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    I've noticed that too, which is why I haven't...

    I've noticed that too, which is why I haven't been posting much from him lately. His bi-weekly column is mostly run by the likes of Zerohedge these days.

    Maybe with age, he has gotten more...
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    If the below account is accurate, we should...

    If the below account is accurate, we should probably start calling it the "Disunited States of America".

    https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/unity/

    “Unity”

    In their latest act of...
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    It is hard to predict when this will happen, but...

    It is hard to predict when this will happen, but no reserve currency ever stays on top forever, in fact currencies in general are pretty ephemeral things. Just in my own country's case, we've had...
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    Simply put, the Bretton Woods agreement, where...

    Simply put, the Bretton Woods agreement, where the dollar was pegged to gold and other Western currencies pegged to the dollar, was supreceded by an arrangement, where the dollar is no longer pegged...
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    Sure, American society is ready, it always was,...

    Sure, American society is ready, it always was, but powerful business interests have stopped it from introducing a social democratic model along the lines of Western Europe. Now though, I think it is...
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    https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2021/02/epidemic-o...

    https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2021/02/epidemic-of-despair-could-haunt-america-long-after-covid.html

    Epidemic of Despair Could Haunt America Long After COVID

    Posted on February 4, 2021 by Yves...
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    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/29/tr...

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/29/trump-russia-asset-claims-former-kgb-spy-new-book

    ‘The perfect target’: Russia cultivated Trump as asset for 40 years – ex-KGB spy

    The KGB...
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    I don't know, I detect pre-revolutionary fervour...

    I don't know, I detect pre-revolutionary fervour in the United States right now. I have no idea where it will lead, but it is unlikely to end well for most of those involved, including the...
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    Thanks OG. It has been confirmed that she has...

    Thanks OG.

    It has been confirmed that she has a benign tumour and the positive covid PCR test is probably still from the time when both me and my sister were infected, she probably had it too, but...
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    I am slowly coming around to the idea that the...

    I am slowly coming around to the idea that the Trump movement is really a form of fascism.

    I always knew that the Anglo-Saxon world wasn't exactly immune to such movements and sentiments, like it...
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    yes, very true.

    yes, very true.
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    I can only speak for myself, but I actually...

    I can only speak for myself, but I actually follow US and UK politics more closely than Hungarian politics.

    Don't ask me why, though...

    What I am increasingly recognising though is that it is a...
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    Thanks for the empathy guys. Appreciate the kind...

    Thanks for the empathy guys. Appreciate the kind words.

    Yip, in my case, collapse has just become personal. Could be worse though, so I'm not actually complaining.

    Kind of puts the political...
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