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Submitted by Bertan Atalay (Canada), Dec 30, 2013 at 14:24

Mr. Pipes,

You say:

"...it's time to give up this notion (along with Malthusian economics) and expect that human ingenuity will keep discovering new sources of energy."

Without the benefit of the long term affects of the fracking technology - you allude to but not refer to it directly -, it is not possible to reach a conclusion such as the one you did in your article above. While the US is already energy independent today, the sustainability of it is still questionable. Your call above, as I quote, sounds very premature ...

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