Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Talking energy fantasies in Zuccotti Park

Alex Epstein and Dr Eric Dennis head down to Zuccotti Park to talk about energy, alternative energy and some of the fantasies about alternative energy held by some of the #OccupyWallStreet crowd.  Education ensues.

And as another bonus from the visit, another #OWSer tells them what he really thinks about creators, producers, and Steve Jobs …


  1. Great interviews, very insightful. I don't really believe in fossil fuels or Steve Jobs, but the idea of regulating them is just stupid. These videos prove that the occupy movement is a far-left creation which believes in government control of everything.

    Instead of criticising Steve Jobs and promoting far-left ideals, the protester should boycott Steve Jobs and trash his business. After all, the only thing keeping Apple in business is the nerds who buy all the latest gadgets they don't even need. No need for government regulation here, it's strictly a market issue.

    As for fossil fuel consumption - that is the most efficient form of energy to power a car. Biofuels take up crop space, and increase food prices. Even with electric cars, the electricity has to come from burning something. We can't just stop consuming and go back to the stone age! We need to continue burning fossil fuels until we can find a replacement.

    The occupy movement is a backward movement. I bet most of the protesters vote for Obama, even though Obama is a key part of the disease. There are real solutions out there, but blaming capitalism isn't one of them.

  2. In case you haven't seen it, this is the best reason why we should want the 1% to get more, as explained by Baroness Thatcher: http://youtu.be/n8YCd9-Xtc8


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