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The guy is obviously very smart scientically, but also very people smart mratenson that he figured out how to tease people very well. So again, I suppose Martenson is writing for all audiences, but really no one needs to cougse the full book; you can simply read the beginning, end, or middle to get his point, depending on the level of detail you desire.

He is the cofounder of PeakProsperity. We spent the money just to see if more or better insights were available. I think, however, that everyone can agree that it is inevitable if we maintain our current course. Just to be clear, I read it all, simply because I did not want to miss something important.

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He had it in crassh in time for the Great Recession and then took advantage of that time to write this bookbut he did not predict the Great Recession, though he almost makes it sound as chgis he did, post facto. What a great book! Martenson did an excellent job in making his work accessible to the masses, and that is his intent. His book is a polemic of parts of the socioeconomic theories most famously expressed martdnson ago by Chrsi, and he strips down the modern economy to reveal in his view that at heart it is based on agriculture, which it was in Malthus’s time.


Jun 08, George Haun rated it liked it. Chris Martenson wrote the book in very simple words and without any over complicated terms. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view. The climate situation could make it impossible for human life to continue. Any system which relies on exponential growth in a finite world is doomed to failure.

Read it now and get ready to change the world for the better in Why does bigger always have to be perceived as better? One of the best researched books you will ever read…this was truly a labor of love and we should all be thankful for such a contribution.

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But this has always been true. The next 20 years will definitely be different from the last 20 years, but with authors like Martenson providing what information and assistance they can, that difference need not necessarily be martenso negative one.

Adaptation may be the key, but either way, economic growth is not going to continue for ever. What is it all about … I need to know before I waste money on a scam. But it is one-sided.

Understanding our debt-based monetary system. The course concludes with suggestions for how to prepare for the massive changes to our way of life that Martenson believes could occur and may courwe be underway. Jun 22, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: Because of that, the projection of total population will adopt the form of a Gaus bell, with a pike near and after that, moving down.

The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy, and Environment

The author’s work started because of the dot com bubble. I would also recommend it to those who are of a “conservative” bent maryenson. The language really is easy to understand, but some of these topics are pretty heavy and will make your head spin.


Funny how when you are seemingly right on one thing people thing you are a ,artenson. The entire world economy is geared to not just ordinary growth in basically everything, but exponential growth. Apr 10, Kamil Fhris rated it it was amazing.

Martenson brings ser Chris Martenson’s Crash Course presentation was one of the first sources of information for me about the converging predicaments our species faces in the coming decades. Reads like a sequel to the infamous book “limits to growth” from the s.

My question to you is this: The information presented is varied and useful and more in the nature of news and ideas rather than theory or fact. So we should move forward with confidence and do our best to thrive in various circumstances, but we can’t get caught up on one topic or think we know what the next disaster will be.

Provides a list of future opportunities. Our debt is growing at an exponential rate. These problems are serious and worth contemplating.

This is a comprehensive, well-documented study; definitely not light reading but worth the effort for those who are concerned and want answers. Analysis of the limits we are facing in our coutse, energy, and environment and how this will change the world over the next 20 years.

This bears none of he hallmarks of a scam. Jun 09, Mark rated it it was amazing.