Constraints on growth even in a world with cheap electricity

If polywell fusion is developed, in what ways will the world change for better or worse? Discuss.

Moderators: tonybarry, MSimon

Skipjack
Posts: 6051
Joined: Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:29 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby Skipjack » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:49 pm

Yss, but his issue was that they would be limiting EVEN WITH cheap energy and both seedload and I dont think that this is necessarily the case.
I do agree that without sufficiently cheap energy, they will be a limiting factor to growth just as any other resource (or the lack thereof).
However, cheaper energy solves all the problems with resources in the long term, at least for centuries. After that, they might become a prpblem again (though depending on the energy source, it might also be solvable for all eternity). But without cheap energy the problems wont be solvable at all.
So, what I wanted to express was that, yes I do believe that resources are a problem, but I do believe that this problem can be effectively solved with a cheap source of energy. At least the likeliness of this being solved by it, is very high.
Of course Chris will then emmediately say "you are fantasising up some cheap energy source that does not exist". But then he misses the point of this thread which was speculative in itself.

KitemanSA
Posts: 6114
Joined: Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:05 pm
Location: OlyPen WA
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby KitemanSA » Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:41 am


Skipjack
Posts: 6051
Joined: Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:29 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby Skipjack » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:27 am


chrismb
Posts: 3161
Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:00 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby chrismb » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:33 am


Giorgio
Posts: 2728
Joined: Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:15 pm
Location: China, Italy
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby Giorgio » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:59 am


ladajo
Posts: 6204
Joined: Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:18 pm
Location: North East Coast
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby ladajo » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:33 am


seedload
Posts: 1062
Joined: Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:16 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby seedload » Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:02 pm


Skipjack
Posts: 6051
Joined: Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:29 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby Skipjack » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:47 pm


Teahive
Posts: 362
Joined: Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:09 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby Teahive » Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:55 pm


rjaypeters
Posts: 869
Joined: Fri Aug 20, 2010 2:04 pm
Location: Summerville SC, USA
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby rjaypeters » Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:48 pm

"Aqaba! By Land!" T. E. Lawrence

R. Peters

chrismb
Posts: 3161
Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:00 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby chrismb » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:39 pm


chrismb
Posts: 3161
Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:00 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby chrismb » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:55 pm


seedload
Posts: 1062
Joined: Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:16 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby seedload » Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:17 am


Teahive
Posts: 362
Joined: Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:09 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby Teahive » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:23 pm


chrismb
Posts: 3161
Joined: Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:00 pm
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Postby chrismb » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:58 pm



[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/vendor/twig/twig/lib/Twig/Extension/Core.php on line 1236: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Return to “Implications”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests