How to Survive a Decline in Oil Production

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Steps

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    Learn about the problem, starting with the links listed below.
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    Seek like minded folks. This may be in the form of a Post Carbon Outpost, or something less formal. Join e-mail lists to find local and distant people with whom you can bond and band together.
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    Get out of debt. One thing seems clear: interests will continue to exist, and will tighten their grip on the poor and middle class. Indentured servitude will likely return -- those who are grossly encumbered with debt will become virtual slaves.
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    Develop your community. Consider your community only as strong as the weakest members. Helping others will expand your awareness beyond your own fears and help you see what are the most important priorities to give your energy.
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    Read and understand "Creating a Life Together," by Diana Christian. Prepare the necessary documents to re-localize your life.
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    Learn about permaculture, or permanent agriculture. The concept expands from a philosophy of organic gardening to encompass sustainable economy and social institutions, as well.
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    Reduce your energy needs through voluntary simplicity. Try to reduce your needs enough to be able to work at home. Learn about renewable energy systems.
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    Invest in arable land. Buy what your group can afford, and do not take on long-term debt.
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    Move onto the land your group owns, grow most of your own food, and produce most of your own energy.

Tips

  • Be selective about your group. Select for emotional maturity and a record of fiscal responsibility.
  • Avoid zealots and ideologues. They will pervert your group's mission and purpose.
  • Understand your group's shared values and collaboratively write vision, mission, and purpose documents.
  • Keep good documentation! Many groups break down from "selective memory" of oral agreements. All agreements must be written!

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