Re: Natural Boundaries of Exponential Grow

From: micah glasser (
Date: Fri Jan 13 2006 - 13:27:54 MST

It seems to me a baseless assumption that their exists a one for one linear
correspondence with increasing technology and increasing energy consumption.
In fact I would propose the opposite - that as technologies increase so do
more and more efficient means of creating and using energy. However, I
believe that this entire discussion is baseless because we have yet to
identify a unified field theory in physics. How can we speculate about this
sort of thing when we really have no idea about how the cosmos ultimately

On 1/13/06, Damien Broderick <> wrote:
> >One example is the trend of fastest human vehicle.
> >Projecting
> >the trend from 1903 to 1969 forward (Wright Flyer to
> >Apollo capsule), would have us reaching the speed of
> >light by mid- 21st century.
> By 1982, actually, according to a notable 1961 ANALOG article by G. Harry
> Stine (ref'd THE SPIKE, pp. 35-6).
> Damien Broderick

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