15 Aug '11, 1pm

Part of future without oil, we'll be required to be more human & comfortable being around flawed human beings.

Part of future without oil, we'll be required to be more human & comfortable being around flawed human beings.

Having gone through her own process of disturbing realization that peak oil may be a serious threat, Kathy McMahon launched a blog called Peak Oil Blues to explore people's emotional responses to peak oil. Here she sits down with Janaia Donaldson, host of Peak Moment TV , to talk through what she has learned. McMahon is clearly not of the techno-optimist school of thought. She has, in fact, coined a term she describes as "Panglossian Disorder" for those who dismiss peak oil or climate change by shifting responsibility onto some higher authority. ("They" will figure something out, whoever "they" may be.) And while I may take issue with a similar, opposite, but equally misguided reaction from many in the peak oil camp toward rejecting any and every solution from the technological or corporate worlds (the kind of reaction that evokes immediate condemnation of a clean energy p...

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