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Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw was a mining metallurgist, until retreating to care for his beloved partner. Mining metallurgists are trained to appreciate the laws of natural abundance. Mining is where the wishful thinking of economists meets the reality of nature. Chris sometimes operates under the pseudonym "Feral Metallurgist", so that he can enjoy an air of mystique which he doesn't actually deserve.

Come on in - the quicksand's fine: my part in the energy crisis
Society - 12/06/2007 - 23 comments
A short history of what man covets most - STUFF
Humour & Satire - 14/03/2007 - 17 comments
The corporate and economic reasons for war
International - 10/11/2006 - 139 comments
The economics of oofle dust
Environment - 29/05/2006 - 19 comments
Peak oil - keep your eye on the donut and not the hole
November 2005 Feature - 16/11/2005 - 16 comments

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