I really enjoyed this discussion of Peak Oil from a religious standpoint. Frequently when we talk about things like Peak Oil, we do so from an ecological or economical standpoint, so it is refreshing to see this religious perspective.
I also highly recommend The Archdruid Report (As does Sarenth in his blog). The posts there can take some thinking to get through, but I’ve found them enlightening.
For those who do not know what Peak Oil is, a quick summary:
Peak Oil is a term that means that we have hit the peak of oil production which can meet global demand for it. Simply put, a peak occurs when demand outstrips production. There are plenty of online resources, some of which are here: The Oil Drum and Peak Oil, among a great many others. For a great, ongoing discussion of the implication of Peak Oil and his own exploration of the religious implications of Peak Oil, among a great many other topics, Archdruid John Michael Greer’s The Archdruid Report is one of the best I have seen.
Rather than discuss the science and charts and such, since I have, compared to others, a limited layman’s understanding of Peak Oil, I wanted to dive right into what Peak Oil can mean for us as Pagans.
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